In 2009 / 2010 Captain and Expedition leader Trond Aasvoll, fireman and Explorer Hans Fredrik Hauklandand student in Natural Science and Marine Biology Finn Andreassen, completed an expedition round The North Pole.
As far west as the Ostrova Mona Island, they met the first ice with seals and Polar Bears. This ice was only1-3 years old, but the Polar Bears seemed to be in good condition. Between Norway and Novaya Zemlya and in The Bearing Sea, they could see many whales and an impressive amount of seabirds. At the area Cap Chelyskin they encountered multi ice.
Picture: One of several examples of accelerated global warming. A large river flowing on top of this glacier in Lancaster Sound