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On Thin Ice Expedition: December 14-16, 2016

From December 14 to 16, 2016, Jason Armstrong, Manager of Let’s Talk Energy, and Jonathan Boutin, Talk Energy Week coordinator, accompanied by internationally renowned ice climber and Red Bull athlete Will Gadd, descended into Alberta’s Athabasca Glacier to explore the effects of climate change on the glacier. The team was joined by Martin Sharp, a glaciologist from the University of Alberta who helped explain the impacts that climate change has had, and will have, on the area in general and the ice fields in particular.The objective for the three day expedition was to create a video series exploring the impacts of climate change through the lens of extreme sport. Read Will Gadd's article Join Will Gadd's quest to map a shrinking glacier here.

Below are some of the incredible photos that were taken during the expedition.

 

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Photos taken by John Price Photography