Quark Expeditions is a proud supporter of the following:
Polar Bears International
Polar Bears international is dedicated to the worldwide conservation of the polar bear and its sea-ice home through research, education, and stewardship.
Clean Up Svalbard
The governor of Svalbard, through Clean Up Svalbard, enlists the aid of tourism companies like Quark expeditions to collect refuse from beaches and wilderness areas.
Oceanites fosters conservation of the world’s oceans, islands, and their wildlife, as well as a better appreciation of the sensitive connections we humans have to our watery globe.
Penguin Lifelines researches the threats to Antarctic penguins by using long-term monitoring in the field. Findings are used to inform policy and educate the public on the impacts of climate change. Penguinologist, Dr. Tom Hart, of the Penguin Lifelines project at Oxford University and the Zoological society of London, monitors Antarctic wildlife using camera trapping, volunteer photos and population genetics. He is one of Quark’s experts-in-residence on select Ocean Diamond departures in the 2012.13. .