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How can I organise an expedition to the arctic?

The short answer is - you can't do an expedition. It takes lots of time, money and effort to organize an expedition and requires experience. Your best bet for visiting the Arctic (anywhere above the ...
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Insurance for expeditions

Many outdoor associations (such as the American Alpine Association - see their web page on rescue insurance) have fairly inexpensive coverage, including rescue benefits, for the types of activities ...
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How can I keep insulin at the correct temperature in sub zero temperatures?

For type 2 diabetics some of the new inhaled insulin products like Afrezza seem to be more forgiving of temperature fluctuations. These appear to only be the fast acting insulin's so not a big help ...
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What might being certified as a polar bear guard involve?

There is not a huge amount of information on the subject of a Polar Bear Guard Training Course. It seems to be a three day course that deals more on deterrent methods and polar bear protection, than ...
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How can I organise an expedition to the arctic?

Buy a ticket to Grise Fjord. That's pretty arcticy. (No plants bigger than mosses, lots of rock.) Ok more seriously, if you want to go on your own, you need to acquire some skills first. ...
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Drawbacks and advantages of using a trimaran instead of a monohull for sailing in the arctic?

Without specifics of when and exactly where in the Arctic your character plans to visit, this is a difficult question to answer. I see no risks (beyond the usual storms etc.) of sailing a boat of ...
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Can arctic terns be spotted everywhere?

National Geographic has a relevant page for the Arctic tern Can arctic terns be spotted everywhere? Arctic terns can be found just about everywhere as their travels take them to every ocean and every ...
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Insurance for expeditions

One possibility is CAP (TM) TRipside Assistance. (TM means trademark.) My doc's concierge firm (MD2 International) has a contract with them to offer hospital to home-area hospital evacuation for its ...
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How can I organise an expedition to the arctic?

Go camping Go hiking Go hiking on multi-day trips Go hiking on longer multi-day trips Go hiking in cold conditions (snow on the ground. Using snowshoes or crampons) Go camping in cold conditions (in ...
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How can I organise an expedition to the arctic?

If you wish to visit the Arctic but not organize and expedition yourself, you could consider a visit to Iqualuit, Nunavut. Iqualuit is usually described as being "in the Arctic" though it is ...
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How can I keep insulin at the correct temperature in sub zero temperatures?

Use the same solution anyone uses to make unreliable power reliable: get a gas/diesel/etc generator and heater.
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