“Last Ocean – The toothfish and the battle for Antarctica’s Soul”

“Last Ocean – The toothfish and the battle for Antarctica’s Soul”

The Ross sea is between New Zealand and South America in Antarctica and is called "The Last Ocean". The mainland of Antarctica is protected by Antarctic Treaty, but the oceans around Antarctica are not covered by this treaty. The Ross Sea, home of penguins, whales and many other animals is threaten by the fishing industry. The documentary shows this impressively. (more…)
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“Shackleton – A Life in poetry” by Jim Mayer

“Shackleton – A Life in poetry” by Jim Mayer

Jim Mayer was the expedition leader of my three-week trip to Antarctica. Jim reveals another side from Shackleton. He found poems, that Shackleton wrote, loved and used to motivate his men, who were often operating close to their physical and psychological limits. Poems influenced his speeches, his letters to his wife and the way he led his men. (more…)
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