Sebastian Copeland

Fotograf, Polar Erforscher, Autor, Dozent und Umweltschützer

Sebastian Copeland is an award-winning photographer, explorer, author, and environmental advocate. Sebastian has led expeditions across the Arctic sea, Greenland and Antarctica, covering over 8,000 kilometers on skis over the ice, opening new routes and earning various records in the process. An international speaker on the climate crisis, Sebastian has addressed audiences at the UN, at universities and museums worldwide, and many fortune 500 companies warning of systemic transformations taking place in the polar regions from anthropogenic activities, and their geopolitical consequences. Sebastian has been noted as a photographer “who has produced works that are of outstanding artistic merit and communicates messages of urgent global significance." He was twice awarded Photographer of the Year (IPA’07 and TIFA’16). In 2017, Men’s Journal named Copeland one of the world’s 25 top adventurers of the last 25 years. Sebastian is a member of the Explorer’s Club and sits on the board of directors of President Gorbachev’s Global Green USA. In 2018, he received a Bambi from Burda Publishing in the “Unsere Erde” category.