Part 4 : Politically correct ?
12 months expedition, 18 000 nautical miles, 21 legs, 9 seas, 9 countries, to call attention to the necessity for international initiatives in favour of the environment.
Most aspects of this change are alarming, yet we have met everywhere an enormous individual, and incresingly collective, will to protect our environment. From the Inuits to the Kuna Indians, from Silicone Valley to New York, from Vancouver to Miami - everywhere and all along the 40,000 kilometers of our journey, we have witnessed various initiatives whose purpose is to find solutions.
Twenty six people lived together for a year in Dumont D’Urville in Terre Adelie. A full year cycle, from summer to winter, in the cold antarctic continent, lived with overwinterers of the 55th French polar mission, with complete autonomy. All these they endured to ensure scientific programs and sustainability of the permanent base, in a sumptous environment.
Microwaves, Wi-fi, 3G, mobile phones, electrical network… We are all electrosensitive. Our bodies are sensitive to electromagnetic waves going through our environment.
Intangible and invisible, these electromagnetic waves are nowadays everywhere, they have invaded our daily lives.For example, France has about 64 million cell phones subscribers. And over 6 billions worldwide, 87 % of the human population of the Earth. This insidious pollution results in a slow and gradual electrification of the human body. A new disease is emerging: electrohypersensitivity.
Gueorgui CHICHKINE, Guest of Honour to the Société des Pastellistes de France during the Feytiat International Pastel Festival in 2008, near Limoges, painted, in a mill from the region, a riding a scene for the painting "Spirit of Nature".