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Recreating history:
an impossible mission to recreate a historical expedition in the name of climate advocacy


The World's Smallest Climate Summit

During the month-long expedition in the Arctic, the team gathered on a beach and hosted the world's smallest climate summit! 


The Jubilee Expedition participated in Stockholm+50 on June 5, 2022. The Summit is an international meeting convened by the United Nations General Assembly which was held in Stockholm, Sweden

Enjoy the team's presentation here!

The Jubilee Expedition

Telling the story of the melting polar region through the lens of the scientists and a major adventure - an unsupported scientific expedition in one of the most hostile environments on earth. 


The adventure will be shared through a cinematic adventure film, books, a lecture series and a major photography exhibition at Sweden's premier mixt art space Färgfabriken.

The Jubilee Expedition will leave Svalbard for the Arctic Ocean 3 May 2022

Expediton Calendar

27 February 2022

Training Expedition to Åre, Sweden - DONE

The Expedition Team embarks on a weeklong expedition in Arctic Sweden to learn necessary expedition and survival skills.

31 April 2022

Departure to Longyearbyen, Svalbard - DONE

24 months of preparations come to an end as the Expedition Team travels to Longyearbyen, Svalbard, for final logistics.

3 May 2022

Expedition Start - DONE

The Expedition starts with a long journey by snowmobile to reach the starting point at Mossel Bay. From there the expedition will embark on skis and be unsupported for up to 35 days.

Support the Expedition and Film!

To help partly fund the expedition we used Indiegogo (a crowd funding page)

A HUGE thank you to all the people donating! 
We can't wait to be able to share our expedition with you through our documentary, photography book and posters. 
You will get more information about delivery and the process in your email.

For now, we wait for the return of our expedition team and will give more updates on how to support us more then.



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Recreating History
Documentary Film
Photography Exhibition
Speaker in front of a Crowd
Public Lecture Series

Latest News

4 juni 2022

The Jubilee expedition X We don't have time

Our scientists return to  civilization in perfect timing to do a lecture at the STHLM 50+ Climate hub by We don't have time. The event is both online and in Stockholm  - and it's free!

2 februari 2022

Q&A with the Project Founder

The start of the Jubilee Expedition: meet our Project Founder Jonas Paurell.


The Mission

A team of adventurers and climate scientists are heading out to study the Arctic climate on 1 May 2022.


They will retrace the journey made by the historic polar explorer Prof. A.E. Nordenskiöld and his team during the Swedish Polar Expedition of 1872-1873. The team will travel with skis and heavy pulks and be out on an unsupported journey of around 35 days. During this time, they will conduct climate experiments to learn more about the melting polar regions.

The Film

A documentary film will be made about the expedition.


More than anything, the film will put a face to climate science. It will showcase the real heroes working tirelessly to ensure that we have the information that we need to make decisions to safeguard humanity's future.



The Jubilee Expedition is managed by Terra Expeditions AB, a company incorporated in Sweden.

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