Little is still known about the reasons that Greenlanders end up on the street.
A recently published study focuses on how global warming, by reducing the mobility of Canadian Arctic Inuit, is affecting their mental health.
More than any other Siberian ethnic group, the Nenets have preserved their culture and customs, which they actively share on social media.
Last Thursday and Friday, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s Polar Symposium took place in the century-old Oceanographic Museum, between the Palais princier and the Mediterranean, bringing together scientists and experts, advocacy officers and directors of organizations, representatives of indigenous peoples and heads of state.
On the occasion of International Polar Bear Day, PolarJournal takes stock of the king of the Arctic in Greenland with an interview of Fernando Ugarte.
North Sámi, Kalaallisut and Inuktitut are all endangered languages with less than 100.000 speakers. But new technologies are making them more accessible and could help preserve them.
In a two-part article, guest author and Professor Doaa Abdel-Motaal discusses food security in the Arctic, Today, PolarJournal is publishing the second part about the perspective of local and Indigenous Arctic Communities.
“Nothing about us, without us,” is the headline of the long-awaited strategy. Among much else, it looks for partners in Arctic North America and in China.
Three new communities in the Eastern Hudson Bay region have been connected to the fibre-optic network, according to an announcement by Hilda Snowball, President of the Kativik region, on Monday.
With the rapid melting of the ice masses covering Greenland, the island has risen by 20 cm in 10 years. A situation that will pose certain problems for Greenland.
A moldy building in Nuuk and a desire to perform for the country’s remote settlements are behind the decision.
The changes to the landscape in Greenland are unmistakable: The ice is melting, vegetation is spreading – almost 30,000 square kilometers of ice have disappeared in the last 30 years.
In Brest, France, polar and maritime law expert Anne Choquet and polar navigation specialist Hervé Baudu were invited to speak at a symposium at the École nationale supérieure de techniques avancées (ENSTA). The results show that the North’s attractiveness in the maritime sector has certain preconceived notions.
The Supreme Court of Canada has just upheld the constitutionality of Act C-92, which allows the country’s Indigenous communities to manage their own child and family protection services.
A contemporary French diplomat, Olivier Poivre d’Arvor projects himself into the year 2048, when the Antarctic Treaty expires, the balance of power shifts towards mining or maintaining the embargo, and it becomes possible to communicate with birds.
In a two-part article, guest author and Professor Doaa Abdel-Motaal discusses food security in the Arctic. Today, PolarJournal is publishing the first part about the Arctic as a food exporting region and the renaissance of traditional Arctic cuisine.
Critics say that Greenland’s two mandatory seats in Denmark’s Folketing create confusion and undermine the Greenland government.
Sparing energy or spend it to find calories. On land, polar bears have little choice but these two alternatives, even if both fail to maintain polar bears’ body mass.
Researchers from the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI) discovered that apparently little nutritious jellyfish make up a considerable part of the diet of amphipods during the polar night.
Environmental and Infrastructure issues present challenges at the southernmost US research station in Antarctica.
A new study has just documented an epidemic of vitamin D deficiency in the villages and communities of northern Canada. The solutions are multi-factorial, but essentially depend on the food sovereignty of indigenous peoples.
The Norwegian government has adopted stricter environmental regulations on Svalbard, which will come into effect on January 1, 2025, with significant consequences for tourism.
French ethnologist and geographer Jean Malaurie died on February 5 in France at the age of 101. PolarJournal looks back at the career of a passionate and committed man.
A northern elephant seal bull showed highly unusual behavior when he saved a pup from drowning in California.