2006 - 2008

Tara Arctic, a unique expedition over the roof of the world

In the wake of Fridtjof Nansen
Until now, the sailing boat Fram was the only vessel to have dared to face the extreme conditions of the Far North, back in 1893. By carrying out the same Arctic drift a little over a century later, Tara was going to shed light on the spectacular nature of this unique scientific adventure and the ongoing environmental disruptions.

Storm on the sea ice

Tara Arctic 2007-2008

The major discoveries

Arctic fever

Worrying results for the planet

Increasingly reduced sea ice in summer

Increasingly thin

Mission impossible accomplished

Willing prisoners of the sea ice

By immersion

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