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Swimmer raises awareness on climate change in freezing Antarctic waters

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 28, 2020 12:39

Swimmer raises awareness on climate change in freezing Antarctic waters

British endurance swimmer and United Nations patron of oceans Lewis Gordon Pugh braved the freezing temperatures of East Antarctica, swimming in its icy rivers, to raise awareness about climate change. The water temperature was around 0 Celsius while the chilly gusts of wind reached -15 C. Speaking about his journey and goals in Moscow Pugh said the extreme swimming was part of his campaign to help preserve the region’s habitat.

 

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor January 28, 2020 12:39