IN SUPPORT OF 

HEARTS IN THE ICE


Arcticus is proud to announce its support of Hearts in the Ice. Hearts in the Ice, created by Hilde Fålun Strøm and Sunniva Sorby, is a platform for social engagement connecting students, scientists, manufacturers, environmental organizations, and all who care about the health of our planet, in the conversation around climate change in the Polar Regions.

“Hearts in the Ice promotes global dialogue about the changes we are experiencing in the Polar Regions, why these changes matter for the rest of the world, and what we can do about protecting our natural world.”


About Hearts In The Ice

This project began in 2019 as a 9-month overwintering project in the High Arctic Of Svalbard, Norway. From August 2019 – May 2020 and again from November 2020 - May 2021, Hilde (Norway) and Sunniva (Canada) inhabited the 20 sqmtr trappers cabin “Bamsebu”- 78’N. They are the first women in history to over-winter in Svalbard without men.


Arcticus is proud to announce an official partnership with Hearts in the Ice. Hearts in the Ice, created by Hilde Fålun Strøm and Sunniva Sorby, is a platform for social engagement connecting students, scientists, manufacturers, environmental organizations, and all who care about the health of our planet, in the conversation around climate change in the Polar Regions

About Hearts in the Ice

This project began in 2019 as a 9-month overwintering project in the High Arctic Of Svalbard, Norway. From August 2019 – May 2020, Hilde (Norway) and Sunniva (Canada) inhabited the 20 sq mtr trappers cabin “Bamsebu”- 78’N. They are the first women in history to over-winter in Svalbard without men. 


2021 - 2022 AREAS OF WORK

2022 - 2023 AREAS OF WORK

Arcticus will proudly support and share the astonishing work Hearts In The Ice does through this collaboration. We are committed to giving financial support through the use of our donation funds and sharing their amazing progress with all our community. 

We strongly believe in projects like this one, where the action taken by powerful individuals such as Hilde Fålun and Sunniva Sorby can have a huge positive impact on the Arctic environment. 

Arcticus will proudly support and share the astonishing work Hearts In The Ice does through this partnership. We are committed to giving financial support through the use of our donation funds and sharing their amazing progress with all our community. 


Hilde Fålun Strøm

- Project Co-Leader Hearts In The Ice. She is a Polar Ambassador and a Citizen Scientist

- Married, 2 children, 3 grandchildren, has been living in Svalbard for 25 years

- Deep Arctic expertise, Has travelled around the whole Archepelago of Svalbard for 25 years

- Has spent more than two full years total in Trapper’s Huts in the High Arctic

- Has had more than 300 polar bear encounters

- Meteorological Observer at Jan Mayen and at Bear Island, 2013-14

- Expedition Leader: Svalbard Ski Festival 2016, Arctic Haute Route 2017, Arctic Ski & Sail 2018

- Proficient in big game hunting – reindeer, fox, fowl – Svalbard

- Experienced in: Kayaking, Snowmobiling, Glacier Travel, Climbing, Boat handling, Skiing, ...

- Responsible for all operations of the classic ship M/S Nordstjernen

- Member or Explorers Club

Sunniva Sorby

- Project Co-Leader Hearts in the Ice, Polar Ambassador and Citizen Scientist

- Born in Tonsberg (Norway) – raised in Canada

- Nominated: Woman of the Year 2002 - Efforts to promote sports education for girls/ women

- Member of Historic Women’s South Pole Expedition 92-93 (First Canadian Woman)

- Expedition Leader Greenland Crossing 1999 (First Canadian Woman)
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Expedition Leader King George Island Crossing 1998

- Frequent lecturer on Leadership, Risk Taking, and the Polar regions

- Climbed Kilimanjaro 5 times

- Worked as Historian/ Zodiac driver in Svalbard, Canadian Arctic and Antarctica

- Senior Polar Guie for PTGA and Member Explorers Club

- Fellow, RCGS – Royal Canadian Geographical Society
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Member Society of Women Geographers and Flag Carrier - Wings World Quest

- Experienced in MTB, Running, Glacier Travel, Trekking and Kayaking

Sunniva Sorby

- Project Co-Leader Hearts in the Ice, Polar Ambassador and Citizen Scientist

- Senior Polar Guide for PTGA and Member Explorers Club

- Fellow, RCGS – Royal Canadian Geographical Society, Member Society of Women Geographers and Flag Carrier- Wings World Quest

- Member – Historic Women’s South Pole Expedition 92-93- First Canadian Woman

- Expedition Leader Greenland Crossing 1999 – First Canadian Woman and Expedition Leader King George Island Crossing 1998

- Climbed Kilimanjaro 5 times

- Born in Tonsberg Norway – raised in Canada

- Nominated as Woman of the Year in 2002 for efforts to promote sports education for young girls and women. 

- Worked as Historian/Zodiac driver in Svalbard, Canadian Arctic and Antarctica

- Frequent lecturer on Leadership, Risk Taking, and the Polar regions

- Experienced in Mtn Biking, Running, Glacier Travel, Trekking and Kayaking- 

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Arcticus funds these amazing conservation programmes through the sale of sustainable lifestyle products. 

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