Important : does not necessarily cover all polar expeditions. The choice of teams depends mainly on the size and importance of the project, the level of experience and credentials of the people involved, the quality of the team's relationship with the environment and the impact the venture is likely to have on the world of major expeditions and on educational circles; of course, this in no way means that expeditions that are not mentioned in our coverage are any less interesting, but simply that our small team is not capable of covering every single expedition, especially as these days there are more and more explorers who choose the world's polar regions for their adventures... editor, October 2006