It Changed My Life: Fighting polar bears to help save the world

An Ulysse Nardin ambassador, Mr Copeland was in Paris to launch a new series of diver watches by the Swiss luxury watchmaker last month.
An Ulysse Nardin ambassador, Mr Copeland was in Paris to launch a new series of diver watches by the Swiss luxury watchmaker last month.PHOTO: SEBASTIAN COPELAND/ULYSSE NARDIN

Acclaimed photographer uses images from his polar adventures to shine light on climate crisis

The line between life and death is razor-thin, and Mr Sebastian Copeland knows that only too well.

The explorer has fallen through ice on his way to the North Pole in minus 35 deg C weather. In Greenland, he was caught in the midst of a hurricane, with winds raging at 128kmh for seven consecutive days.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 08, 2019, with the headline 'Fighting polar bears to help save the world'. Print Edition | Subscribe