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.
Indigenous representatives from the far north of Russia recently visited Switzerland to demand action from the subsidiaries of the Norilsk oil spill.
Swiss banks may not be allies of indigenous communities. But their financial clout could push companies to change their business practices.
Peoples of the Arctic use a wide range of materials in their art. Many of these can be found locally and have always been used.
Historian and polar guide Dmitry “Mitya” Kiselev writes in his book about the first Soviet Arctic station on Franz Josef Land, which was a pioneer in many aspects.
The exclusive photo book on the MOSAiC expedition to the Arctic shows the researchers at work and impressions of this expedition in impressive pictures by Esther Horvath.
April is over. Higher temperatures and migrating birds return to the north. To us, however, earlier than to the Canadian Arctic. In northern Canada, about 150 species of birds are breeding.
The 2024 Arctic Winter Games will be held in the Matanuska-Susitna district of Alaska, the International Committee of the Arctic Winter Games announced.
Indigenous peoples on the Taimyr Peninsula will receive new funding to preserve their culture. 28 different projects in the Russian Arctic benefit from the grants.
Arctic Winter Games organizers reported that the next edition will now take place in early 2023. A postponement occurred because of Covid-19.
At the most easterly point of Siberia, just across the Bering Strait from Alaska, lies the village of Uelen in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug.
Fairbanks is home to the Ice Art Championships, one of the largest ice sculpture competitions and exhibitions in the world. These take place in February and March.
The sensational project “The Whale” has finally been given the green light in Andenes and is set to take visitors into the world of whales from 2023.
From the beginning, the now Museum Cerny has seen itself as a platform for the inhabitants and concerns of the Arctic, not as their mouthpiece.
There are professions that are particularly creative. This certainly includes architects. Again and again we are surprised by outstanding ideas, but also by projects that go to the limits of what is feasible. Architects and designers create proposals that construct and organize new ways of living, working and playing. “ArchDaily,” the platform for architecture, showed […]
The time has come – after three years of construction, the new Centre for Inuit Art in Winnipeg is finished.
The beginnings of Museum Cerny’s collection date back to a collection of artworks by the Inuit, that sparked a love for this art.
Situated in the middle of Bern, the Cerny Museum specializes in art and culture of the Arctic and is probably unique in Europe and has gained fame far beyond Switzerland’s borders.
Astronomer Augustine Lofthouse lives on a research station in the Arctic. A few days earlier, all employees left the station because of the news of an environmental disaster.
Sean Connery was not only James Bond or the father of Indiana Jones, but he also played the role of the greatest polar hero, Roald Amundsen.
The effects of climate change, which residents of Arctic communities are already experiencing, will be captured by young people in a documentary.
Canadian writer and comedian Peter Igupttaq Autut has received the Sally Manning Award.
A gentoo penguin is pictured on the coin of the 50-penny penguin series 2020 for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.