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 outdoor experiences along the fjord, as well as the local partnerships that made this adventure program possible.
Host Alex McNeil welcomes two special guests today; glaciologists Dr. Michael Hambrey and Dr. Colin Sousnes...
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