Temperatures in Greenland were twice as high as normal last week and the ice sheet lost more than 8 billion tons of ice in a single day.
As of now, PolarJournal is the first polar information platform to be available for download as an app version for Android and Apple devices free of charge.
A review study concludes that some polar bears are clever enough to use tools as weapons to hunt walruses.
The Russian government has announced a massive expansion of the annual transit volume on the Northeast Passage. The goal is to reach 150 million tons by 2030.
Fossils from northwestern Canada may be remains of the oldest sponges found to date.
A data network could both provide solutions to permafrost loss and improve communication between rival Arctic nations.
The amount of alcohol on Australian Antarctic research stations will be adjusted to reflect current Australian Government health guidelines on personal consumption.
Researchers have developed a way to power their instruments using heat from the Antarctic volcano.
A total of four floating nuclear power plants are to be built and used for the large-scale mining of raw materials in the middle of Chukotka.
Argentina wants to push ahead with the construction of an Antarctic logistics center in Uhuaia to be closer to Antarctica. But concerns are, that the US fear a possible funding from China.
Researchers have found further evidence that female orcas enter menopause as they age, devoting more time to teaching their young.
Urs Stoller passed away in June 2021 as a result of a COVID-19 infection. He worked as a helicopter pilot in Greenland for 36 years and, as an enthusiastic photographer, left behind some 1,800 photographs of the country and its people.
At the beginning of August, two expeditions will start to the Kara Sea up to Franz Josef Land and Severnaya Zemlya, with the aim, among others, to better understand climate change in the Arctic and to research plastic pollution.
The glacier bumblebee was first discovered on Novaya Zemlya in 1902. Now scientists have also discovered a population of bumblebees on Wrangel Island.
British researchers show that Arctic shipping can be operated sustainably if investments are made in technical development and politically clear decisions are made.
The processing of scrap means the cleaning of the Arctic territory, which is also a priority of the national strategy for the development of the Russian Arctic zone.
After their second expedition to Franz Josef Land, Russian researchers assume that narwhals regularly visit the waters around the archipelago during the summer months.
The Canadian government plans to start welcoming international guests again on September 7, while the Arctic regions are still waiting.
The former director of the Alfred Wegener Institute and the GEOMAR Institute in Kiel, Jörn Thiede, has died at the age of 80.
The duration of the ice season will be shorter due to later freezing and earlier ice opening. This is reported by Vladimir Ivanov, expert of the Lomonossov Moscow University.
The heat wave that has kept much of Canada and the U.S. on edge for weeks has led to mass growth of the Greenland ice sheet.
A research team is searching for energetic rare particles in the ice of Greenland to learn more about the secrets of the cosmos.
No drilling platforms between icebergs: Greenland’s government has decided to ban oil production on its territory in future and is stopping all exploration and production operations.
About as many microfibers enter the ocean each year from Spitsbergen’s main town as from Vancouver, mainly from hiking clothing.