Dr. Mark Terry - Expedition Team, Climate Action Specialist

Dr. Mark Terry

Expedition Team, Climate Action Specialist

Mark, a decorated polar explorer, university professor, and climate researcher, specializes in documenting climate research in remote areas with film for the United Nations.

Dr. Mark Terry, certified in climate integration for educational programs by UNITAR, UNCC, and UNICEF, has been providing visible evidence of climate research to the United Nations since 2009.

Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and The Explorers Club. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change at York University in Toronto. Ontario as well as an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Arts at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.

In 2015, Canadian Geographic Magazine named him one of Canada’s Top 100 Greatest Explorers of all time.

He has travelled throughout the world’s polar regions documenting climate research and serving as the Researcher-in-Residence on Adventure Canada’s Iceland Circumnavigation expedition in 2018. His new film documenting this research, The Changing Face of Iceland, is the third instalment in his trilogy of polar documentaries, Polar Shifts.

In addition to documentary filmmaking, he is also the author of the books, The Geo-Doc: Geomedia, Documentary Film, and Social Change, The Emerging Role of Geomedia in the Environmental Humanities, and Speaking Youth to Power: Influencing Climate Policy at the United Nations, available in the on board Gift Shop.