Released by phytoplankton, dimethyl sulfide may play an important role in regulating global climate.
Architecture students were able to develop the new U.S. NOAA field station in Antarctica that is now under construction, thanks in no small part to the help of a tour provider.
The psychological study of winterers in polar stations reveals the importance of feeling able to act on one’s environment to compensate for the aggressions of daily life.
In Antarctica, more female humpback whales become pregnant in years when krill are abundant than in years when krill are less abundant.
Relatives of the ancestors of today’s primates, and thus of humans, lived on the Arctic island of Ellesmere 52 million years ago.
For the first time, a research team specifically searched for animal carcasses and associated scavengers in the deep waters of the Weddell Sea.
Research has confirmed that the currently circulating form of the HPAI-H5N1 avian influenza virus also circulated in Greenland last year.
The Arctic Winter Games bring together the youth of the North Pole in McMurray, Alberta, Canada. The spirit of these games is unique.
Their habitat is dwindling faster and faster, and many polar bears are having great difficulty finding enough food, which is increasingly pushing them onto land.
British polar adventurer Captain Preet Chandi set a new world record during her Antarctic expedition, but now has to break off the expedition.
As part of the “Wildlife from Space” project, researchers discovered a previously unknown colony of emperor penguins in West Antarctica on satellite images.
Juvenile krill employs amazing strategies to survive the long, cold winter under the sea ice.
In the regions of Greenland where it is supposed to be coldest, researchers found a warming within ten years that was unprecedented in the last 1,000 years.
A group of 24 U.S. researchers are calling for information and data on Antarctic biodiversity to be collected worldwide and made available to researchers in a virtual network as a biotheque.
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