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Prince of Orléans • France

“It is high time to summon up the energy to stop the deterioration of our environment, particularly in the poles”

Jean d’Orléans, Duke of Vendôme, is the son of the Comte de Paris, descendent of the French Dynasty.He has perpetuated the tradition of his great-great-grandfather, the Duke of Orléans, who crossed the icy Arctic Ocean aboard the ‘Belgica’. In September 2005, he travelled to Spitsbergen and Greenland to compare his observations with those of his illustrious ancestor a hundred years before.

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