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Battling subzero temperatures and forty-foot seas, a team of scientists embark on a perilous winter expedition into the darkest regions of the Arctic. Their mission: to understand how trace amounts of light may be radically altering the mysterious world of the polar night. What they discover has implications for the global climate and the future of the Arctic.


A film and photo production by Interdependent Pictures and UiT The Arctic University of Norway, in association with Vox, GoPro, and Sony Pro USA, and in partnership with The Changing Arctic Ocean Programme.  Directed by Michael O. Snyder and Produced by Eli Kintisch and Michael O. Snyder. Now distributed by New Day Films.

Published in National Geographic, Oceanographic Magazine, and Scientific American.

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