Millet Expedition Project: the stories of our adventurers.
For 10 years, Millet has been daring to embark on a human and sporting project by accompanying expeditions and adventures through the Millet Expedition Project. Around Millet, a complementary cluster of partners (equipment, techniques and media) unite to provide material and financial assistance, personalized training and comprehensive support throughout their expedition, to give the best chance of success to each project.
Sea-Ice Greenland, one of the three winning shipments of the 2018 edition, returned from Greenland in early May 2019. Guilhem Pouxviel, 24, recently graduated as agronomist engineer, and Guillaume Bertocchi, 38, photographer and professor of mathematics, physics and computer, began their journey on March 4 to conduct a study about the topic of climate change on the northwest coast of Greenland. The expedition was immediately a great adventure on the edge of improvisation:
"Imaqa aqagu" in Inuit language means "Maybe, tomorrow". An expression which describes very well the mood of their adventure, studded with unexpected moments. In an environment such as Greenland, where geographical and climatic conditions are so extreme, you have to be able to be flexible and agile to adapt your project to weather hazards. The game is made even more complex because of climate change, which is violently affecting these extreme regions of the world. But without improvisation, could we really qualify such a journey of adventure?”
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