The Norwegian government has announced the opening of Svalbard to people from EU and Schengen countries from July 15, but question marks remain.
About 35 million years ago, Canada, the US, and Japan were home to birds that were strikingly similar to the early penguins of New Zealand.
In the last 30 years, record warming has been observed at the South Pole – at over three times the global rate.
The ministry is developing new measures to encourage people to live and work in the Arctic.
In the deep-sea areas one finds eternal darkness, cold temperatures and high pressures. Nevertheless, a rich marine life dwells in many regions, often consisting of invertebrates such as sponges, sea cucumbers and corals. Also from the little-explored deep areas of the Arctic Ocean, numerous deep-sea inhabitants are now known. Research expedition always find new species […]
A beluga, usually a high-arctic resident, was discovered near San Diego on the California coast.