#2thePole: Amateur explorers to plant flag on Arctic seabed

Video | 2 April, 2013

This April, four young people will attempt something truly unique: to trek to the North Pole and lower a flag 4km to the seabed. Attached to the flag will be a capsule containing more than two and a half million signatures calling for a sanctuary in the uninhabited area around the pole.

Leave a comment to encourage them on their grueling journey and follow their progress at www.facebook.com/arctic.rising

The team is not made up of Arctic explorers but members of a global movement three million strong. They are Ezra Miller, actor/musician from New York, USA, Josefina Skerk of the Sami people in Northern Sweden, Keira Kolson, a Tso'Tine-Gwich'in youth from the Northwest Territories, Canada, and Renny Bijoux from the Seychelles. Timelapse footage Helheim Glacier: Gordon Hamilton / University of Maine

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