A platform for change
The earth is now in uncharted territory and our youth are demanding a voice to create change.
Over 100 days Mark Wood will venture on the vast cold wilderness of the arctic ocean in one of the worlds last uncharted crossings of the remaining sea ice. This single journey will promote/provide a platform for the next generation to express their opinions on and ideas for environmental change.
Never underestimate the power that an individual has to make great change.
Through 100 striking and authentic videos, students from around the world will discuss climate change in their region and their thoughts on what can change. Each day of Mark Wood’s epic crossing a film will be uploaded encouraging immediate action.
SOLO 100 plays the central part of a major documentary about the reality of modern day exploration and how Mark links his journeys into the extremes with global education.
A documentary from the acclaimed directors of Icarus, Before The Flood and The Beatles - 8 Days a Week.
Beneath the Ice is being created by our long term film production partners Dustoff Films, Oscar and Academy award winning documentary company Diamond Docs, and acclaimed actor Tom Hardy’s UK production company Hardy, Son and Baker.
Alone for 100 days covering over 1850km of unstable sea ice crossing the most hostile and unforgiving environment on the planet.
In average temperatures of minus 40, strong polar winds and with no human contact - and then there is the added danger of polar bears.
With the unpredictability of the constantly shifting sea ice this is the toughest journey on earth that is being classed together as a world first and a worlds last.
35 major expeditions over 18 years covering over 10,000 kms of polar ice and connecting with 1 million children in 34 different countries.
Mark’s passion is encouraging students to think differently about life and inspiring a commitment to our planet’s future. Mark is one of the top 5 educators via Skype in the world.