Discover the wonders of the polar regions—from the science behind the Northern Lights to the feeding habits of penguins—on Quark Expeditions’ polar education hub. Enjoy exclusive access to expert-hosted webinars (customized for children and adults), videos, fresh weekly content, blogs, infographics, colouring outlines and kids’ contests. Your polar education starts here!

  • Next Week: Why are the Polar Regions So Cold?

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  • This Week: How Marine Mammals Adapt

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  • Adapt or Die!

    Adapt or Die!

    Discover how penguins, whales and seals have adapted in order to survive in the cold and windy Antarctic.

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  • Ornithologist Fabrice Genevois Talks About Fur Seals4:07

    Ornithologist Fabrice Genevois Talks About Fur Seals

    Learn about the behaviors of fur seals on Half Moon Island and their struggle to survive.

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  • Species Adaptation, with Nick Engelmann

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  • Week 14:  Greenland Adventure Week

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  • Voyage to South Greenland

    Voyage to South Greenland

    A 70-km fjord, epic wildlife, the Greenland Ice Sheet, helicopter-supported adventure and culturally-rich communities await visitors to South Greenlann.

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  • Mountain-biking in South Greenland

    Mountain-biking in South Greenland

    Hopping on a mountain bike in South Greenland is an exciting way to get closer to nature—and closer to the local people.

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  • Webinar: Introducing the Greenland Adventure voyages with Ultramarine Expedition Leader Alison Kirk-Lauritsen1:17:41

    Webinar: Introducing the Greenland Adventure voyages with Ultramarine Expedition Leader Alison Kirk-Lauritsen

    Host Alex McNeil speaks to special guest Alison Kirk-Lauritsen, Expedition Leader on Ultramarine, to learn about the ground-breaking Greenland Adventure: Explore by Sea, Land and Air expedition, sched

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  • Webinar: “South Greenland – Polar Paradise” with Glaciologists Dr. Michael Hambrey & Dr. Colin Souness1:04:19

    Webinar: “South Greenland – Polar Paradise” with Glaciologists Dr. Michael Hambrey & Dr. Colin Souness

    Host Alex McNeil welcomes two special guests today; glaciologists Dr. Michael Hambrey and Dr. Colin Sousness. Learn everything you’ve ever wanted to know about glaciers, icebergs, ice formations and,

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  • Webinar: “Tasermiut Fjord Revealed” with special guest Salik Frederiksen26:10

    Webinar: “Tasermiut Fjord Revealed” with special guest Salik Frederiksen

    Today, Alex McNeil extends a special welcome to Salik Frederiksen, co-owner of Tasermiut Camp, situated along the 70-km Tasermiut Fjord in South Greenland. Learn about overnight camping and other outd

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  • Webinar: “The Vikings” with Laurie Dexter, Polar Historian and Former Expedition Leader.55:46

    Webinar: “The Vikings” with Laurie Dexter, Polar Historian and Former Expedition Leader.

    Host Alex McNeil speaks with Polar Historian Laurie Dexter (a former Expedition Leader). This is an ideal opportunity to learn about the history of the Vikings (also known as Norsemen) in the region.

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  • Webinar: "The Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage Site” with Alibak Hard, UNESCO Site Manager.33:27

    Webinar: "The Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage Site” with Alibak Hard, UNESCO Site Manager.

    Host Alex McNeil welcomes UNESCO Site Manager Alibak Hard, who explains the significance of the Kujataa site, a sub-Arctic farming landscape which is the first known example of agriculture in the Arct

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  • Webinar: “Ultramarine’s Adventure Activities” with Dagny Ivarsdottir, Adventure Guide. 1:03:08

    Webinar: “Ultramarine’s Adventure Activities” with Dagny Ivarsdottir, Adventure Guide.

    Alex McNeil chats with Adventure Guide Dagny Ivarsdottir about the array of adventure options available in the Greenland Adventure: Explore by Sea, Land and Air expedition scheduled for July 2021. Hel

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  • Week 13:  Celebrating Shackleton

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  • Chasing Shackleton: Chasing Polar Dreams

    Chasing Shackleton: Chasing Polar Dreams

    In 2013, explorer Tim Jarvis and crew recreated Shackleton’s 1916 journey from Elephant Island to South Georgia. A modern day epic!

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  • Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Celebrate the Life and Legacy of Antarctic Explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton

    Passengers on a Quark Expedition voyage got an in-depth history lesson from Jonathan Shackleton, a first cousin of the famous polar explorer.

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  • Webinar: Celebrating Shackleton 1:22:33

    Webinar: Celebrating Shackleton

    Australian explorer, environmentalist and author Tim Jarvis is a respected authority on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s feats in Antarctica. In 2013, Jarvis recreated Shackleton’s epic 1916 journey from Eleph

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  • Week 12: How Birds Survive the Arctic

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  • The Top 5 Bird Cliffs in the Arctic

    The Top 5 Bird Cliffs in the Arctic

    Gull Canyon on Somerset Island, Cambridge Point, Nunavut… Learn about these and other top bird cliffs you may visit on your Arctic expedition.

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  • Ideal Polar Expeditions for Bird-watchers

    Ideal Polar Expeditions for Bird-watchers

    Discover which bird species you’re apt to see on specific polar voyages.

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