The construction start of the new Russian Antarctic station “Vostok” has officially begun with the laying of the foundations.
A deep canyon at the front of the Vanderford Glacier in East Antarctica has been mapped for the first time by acousticians on board RSV Nuyina.
In the three Scandinavian countries, 96 wolves are to be culled. However, an injunction stopped the killing of 25 wolves in the protected area in Norway.
A failure to invest in maintenance is starting to show
Fuel residue contamination of drinking water in Iqaluit continues and officials have now shut down the water treatment plant.
Dealing with it will be hugely expensive
A unique project by the Austrian Polar Research Institute APRI aims to combine measurements from the last Wegener expedition in 1929-31 with comparable modern measurements at the same locations in Greenland.
The Argentine airline Flybondi has added the southernmost city in the world as a new destination and now operates three times a week between Buenos Aires and Ushuaia.
A culprit — if one is found — may not turn out to be the stuff spy novels are made of
In early February, the “Endurance22” expedition departs from Cape Town in a renewed attempt to locate and investigate the wreckage of the lost ship.
The omicron variant of the Sars-COV2 virus has also reached the polar regions and is causing great difficulties.
The icebreaker “Sibir” is already the second delivered icebreaker of the 22220 class and will complement the rapidly growing fleet of powerful icebreakers
Complete darkness and a permanent lack of nutrients, such as found in the middle of the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica, do not keep microorganisms from forming diverse communities.
Researchers detect around 60 million nests of Antarctic icefish over a 240 square kilometres area in the Weddell Sea.
Mussels, barnacles and other species travel, attached to ship hulls, across all oceans, including Antarctica, and can pose a threat to marine life native to the Southern Ocean.
The North Pole platform “Severny Polyus”, which is currently under construction, has a captain: the experienced and well-known Captain Sergey Nesterov is to take the helm from the fall of 2022.
The AWI research icebreaker “Polarstern” is underway to learn more about the stability of the East Antarctic Ice Sheet from sediment samples during an 8-week expedition.
The increase in rabies cases in Arctic foxes in Nunavut appears to be related to a large increase in the fox population.
Since mid-December, the drinking water supply in Nunavut’s capital had been restored. But just 6 days later, it was compromised again.
A fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles will collect important data under and around the fragile glacier in Antarctica over the next two months.
But the two options its owner has been given are equally likely to result in failure
As a result of extreme heat with temperatures of 44°C, hundreds of Magellanic penguins died near Punta Tombo in Argentina in January 2019.
Prince Albert II of Monaco is planning a visit to Svalbard this summer in memory of his ancestor Albert I.
Conservation groups eye a potential precedent that can be used to halt oil and gas drilling elsewhere