Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. Last month the Arctic Sunrise started sailing North than any other Greenpeace ship ever has to document ice break-ups and the dire effects climate change has on one of the most fragile environments in the world.

Below are some spectacular photos from the expedition.

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Chuck Baclagon

Glaciers are retreating. Ice caps are melting. In the summer 2009, the Arctic Sunrise sails further North than any other Greenpeace ship ever has to document ice break-ups and the dire effects climate change has on one of the most fragile environments in the world.