The construction of the fiber-optic communication line from Murmansk to Vladivostok is scheduled to start in late May – early June.
The most sustainable and fish-friendly onshore salmon farming facility is to be built in northern Norway. Stefan Leimer took a look at it for us.
All stations in Antarctica have one problem, namely fire protection. Once a fire has broken out it is almost impossible to bring it under control.
Satellite communications company OneWeb has confirmed the successful launch of all 36 satellites by Arianespace from the Vostochny Cosmodrome.
Hurtigruten Svalbard sells its properties on Svalbard to the state-owned company Store Norske and simultaneously leases itself in.
Russia is considering using prisoners to help clean up the Arctic after a massive diesel spill hit the area around the city of Norilsk last year.
Due to climate change, temperatures are also rising in Greenland. The country is facing great changes. Residents dream of flourishing gardens and farms.
Basler Kantonalbank is using the Antarctic and Arctic in Basel to promote more sustainable financial investments.
Fishing in the Arctic is increasingly becoming a political issue with disputes between Norway and the EU and new announcements from Russia.
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 Greenland Government authorises the French company “Orano” SA to carry out test drilling under certain health and safety conditions.
A Canadian mining company announces that they have found a 157.4 carat diamond of exceptional quality.
On December 28, 2020, information about the loss of the ship “Onega” was received in the control room of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Murmansk region.
The UK-EU trade deal on Brexit does not apply to the Falkland Islands.
Things are progressing rapidly with OneWeb – 36 satellites have already been put back into orbit and will be operational in the Arctic for the first time from December 2021.
The Russian nuclear freighter “Sevmorput” must now continue its journey home without its evacuated captain.
That is likely to further annoy President Trump: the last major US bank refuses to finance exploration projects in the Arctic.
The first phase of offshore research as part of the trans-Arctic cable link has been completed.
The battle for drilling rights in the largest Arctic Nture reserve in the United States has gained momentum and the two sides are increasing the pressure on each other.
The arrival of the “Sevmorput” was planned for the beginning of November at the Antarctic “Progress” station. But for the past three weeks, the ship has been sailing zig-zag courses off Angola.
More than 70,000 cubic meters of industrial waste in Russia’s Arctic zones could be processed into fuel.
Never before have such large quantities of cargo been transported along the Northeast Passage. In total, it was 22.98 million tonnes.
On the maiden voyage of the icebreaker “Arktika”, the temptation to make a detour to the North Pole on the first trip was enormous.
As more and more Hope Bay gold mine workers are infected with COVID-19, the incident is now being described as an outbreak.