Meditating for the environment is taken seriously in Tibetan Buddhism:
'The cruise will be there in January for 11 days,' she said. 'And he does a lot of blessings of waters, land, lakes, mountains, streams, and we found that there are a lot of positive environmental changes after Rinpoche rituals, puja, blessing. It is significant. So there was some encouragement by His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Rinpoche is traveling with very blessed waters from various great lamas all over the world.'"
-- VOA News - "Tibetan Lama on Blessing Tour of Antarctica"
The Lama will be the first Tibetan to visit Antarctica.