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Gate to the Arctic

Creating the future ambassadors of the Arctic Ocean

We will inspire the coming generations to be Arctic ambassadors and storytellers, to create initiatives that will contribute to global ocean sustainability.
Our Mission

A non-profit organization to explore, create and spread knowledge of the Arctic.

With collaboration from scientist, organizations, people and companies. We can help create awareness and make science reachable for the younger generations. 



about us

What we do

the first project

Clean the gate to the Arctic


Creating ambassadors and storytellers

Our platform

Creating knowledge


What we need

the first project

Clean the gate to the arctic

Mission: Bring twenty 14-20 year old youngsters to Bjørnøya and make them arctic ocean ambassadors

Clean the beaches of Bear Island, we’ve estimated to spend 2600 hours cleaning litter and doing plastic related work for our sience partners.
We will give youth an incredible experience, we teach about circular economy, giving them understanding, the facts to convince through the scientists and an attractive story to deliver  across the world.
We will document and make attractive content, podcasts, articles,  to be promoted world wide through SoMe, news agencies and everywhere the voice of the future generations will be heard. 

the outreach

creating ambassadors and storytellers 

With our partners the youth are given a platform they can tell the world what is going on in the Arctic. There they will be able to tell the audience in their own words what they see, learn and experience. This story will be strong, heard and understood. 

With our partners we have an audience of more than 5 million people.

our platform

Creating Knowledge

through action and experience    

What we do, you can too 

We will create an E-learning platform, made for classes, groups, teams and with a goal to go in to the wild. Our platform will be filled with a online course on how to and will create understandable presentation on our and your work. It will showcase circular economy - in terms of what energy plastic represent, type of product it could be transformed to.  
What we need


We want to cooperate with scientist, organizations, people and companies. We can help create awareness, brand building, and make science reachable for the younger generations. 
We want organizations and companies to make a pledge to help save and understand the Arctic. Together with our partner Ogoori we want you to develop products based on the marine litter we bring back. This is to showcase recycling and circular economy.
We will help telling our story Internal as well as external.  




The knowledge

Understanding the impact

Who we are

Catharina Frostad

First and foremost she is an marketing expert with the passion for the ocean. She is the          co-founder of Clean Sea Solution - a company that uses new robot technology to clean plastic debris from the ocean. Catharina is also a avid sailor with lots of experience from regatta sailing and long distance  cruising and expeditions in cold waters. 

jon amtrup

An Author, journalist and PR adviser that has in the four last years been working as the leader of The Norwegian Society for the Conservation of Nature (Fredrikstad and Hvaler) Jon has also been behind many sailing related project and written many books about sailing in Norwegian and Arctic  waters. He is also the person behind the podcast "explore North"

hans martin halvorsen

A professional sailor and sailmaker by trade. He has extensive experience in both the racing and cruising community, holding several medals from national and international championships. Hans Martin has spent many seasons in the Arctic doing scientific expeditions and covered more than 2,000 nautical miles in a 6.5 meter vessel in Northern Greenland and the Canadian Arctic.

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