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Snorkeling Trip to help Arctic: 3000 km ice water dive

emily-snorkelling-articSnorkeling Trip to help Arctic: 3000 km ice water dive

A former Stratford High School student will be the only New Zealander in a 3000 kilometre snorkelling expedition in the Arctic Circle.

Environmental lawyer and scientist Emily Dowding-Smith, 31, was selected for a team of 10 women who will face freezing temperatures, predatory polar bears, walruses and narwhals to raise awareness of climate change.

Dowding-Smith leaves this Saturday for a “warm-up” run comprising three weeks’ snorkelling along north Canada’s Labrador coast to western Greenland.


Read More Here: http://www.stuff.co.nz/taranaki-daily-news/news/10221156/Snorkelling-trip-to-help-Arctic

Source: Tanaraki Daily News online
Date: 02/07/2014

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