Primal: The Awakening

Plan D: A Race Against Time

A project in Oxford, UK by Tony Gray

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A modern day polar expedition to the North Pole, a true story of resilience in the face of adversities and a global crisis.
Backers: 21
Average Pledge Per Backer: £492

Funded: £10,341 of £8,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Aug 30th (60 days)
Project By: Tony Gray
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Almost there... thank you!

August 27th - via:
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Greenland's ice has melted beyond return, study suggests

August 24th - via:
It will now gain mass only once every 100 years, and if all the ice melts, it would push sea levels up by roughly six metres. Greenland's ice sheet may have melted beyond the point of return, with the ice likely to disappear no matter how quickly the... (Read More)

Last decade was Earth's hottest on record as climate crisis accelerates

August 17th - via:
The past decade was the hottest ever recorded globally, with 2019 either the second or third warmest year on record, as the climate crisis accelerated temperatures upwards worldwide, scientists have confirmed. ... (Read More)

UK temperature records show 'increasing impact' of climate change

July 31st - via:
Ten of the warmest years since 1884 have all occurred since 2002, say meteorologists, who warn of an "undeniable warming trend". Four UK temperature records were broken last year, with the Met Office saying it shows the "increasing impact" of climate... (Read More)

Midpoint: This is a race against time!

July 29th - via:
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Preparation is the key

July 21st - via:
Landing on ice, struggling through storms, navigating to the Pole... that's what this book is all about. But without months and months of preparation, that goal would never have been achieved. We spent weeks... no months... no years, getting ready... (Read More)

Scientists reveal 'unequivocal evidence' of the influence of greenhouse gases

July 17th - via:
Reports this week confirming the sad truth of all that Vic witnessed at the North Pole... A study shows that recent record-breaking temperatures in the Arctic have been influenced by climate change caused by humans. The study examined the recent... (Read More)

A taste of what's to come...

July 13th - via:
We're excited to show off some of the fantastic illustrations that will be part of the book. Key to any expedition is a map, understanding where we went and how we got there. This is just one of a number of images that help tell the story of the Race... (Read More)

Slow and steady winds the race...

July 9th - via:
We've made a start. Thanks for those already backing us, those who have had a look, and those who are thinking about backing us! Part of the book will explain Vic's approach to training and preparation, including his inspiring story about deciding to... (Read More)

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