The first climb in Antarctica was made by physicist Louis Bernacchi and Carsten Borchgrevink at Cape Adare in Victoria Land in April 1899.
No longer directly on the continent of Antarctica, the ice-armored mountains of the subpolar islands must not be forgotten.
There are mountain trips that are unlike any other. In search of the most remote mountains on our planet, one inevitably comes to Antarctica at some point.
To better understand the oceans, the Tara Ocean Foundation is planning a new project with a drifting base in the Arctic. For this purpose, a new vessel must be built for the first time.
Hublot and the Polar Pod expedition enter into a partnership. The Polar Pod is an emission-free vessel to explore the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.
The Endurance22 expedition has achieved the sensation – the team has found the wreck of the “Endurance” after weeks of searching!
The team of the “Endurance 22” expedition has arrived in the region of the Weddell Sea where the legendary Shackleton expedition ship “Endurance” had sunk.
Only about one and a half years after the largest Arctic research expedition ever, the scientists provide a complete picture of climate processes in the Central Arctic for the first time.
During a trip to Wrangel Island, Russian photographer Dmitry Kokh discovered polar bears living in an abandoned weather station on Kolyuchin Island.
The pandemic almost prevented the eight-man expedition team from returning from the Antarctic Peninsula – rescue came from an expedition tour operator.
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 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.
A good five days ahead of schedule, Harpreet Chandi becomes the first woman of color to reach the South Pole in a solo expedition.
Russia’s scientists are expected to resume Arctic studies of drift ice stations in September 2022 after a year-long hiatus.
Six expedition members left for Antarctica on December 3, 2021. The goal is to further restore the historic Mawson cabin.
“Xue Long 2”, China’s first Chinese-built polar icebreaker launched on China’s 38th scientific expedition to Antarctica.
Today, British Army officer Harpreet Chandi started her unassisted expedition to the South Pole.
The Polish Antarctic station AB Dobrowolski, abandoned 40 years ago, is to be reactivated.
FESCO has signed a new five-year contract with India’s Polar Institute to supply India’s Antarctic research stations.
Plastic debris is choking the ocean. Gate to the Arctic expedition sailed to Bear Island on 74 degrees north to collect, analyze and lay the foundation for future young Arctic Ambassadors.
On September 26, 2019, Marcel Nicolaus placed an ice buoy on an ice floe during the voyage of the “Polarstern” to the Central Arctic. Now this one has resurfaced.
During a research expedition in northern Greenland, researchers surprisingly discovered a tiny island that is now considered the northernmost island on Earth.
The multidisciplinary expedition will focus on the effects of climate change on the sensitive ecosystems in the little explored Russian Arctic.
At the beginning of August, two expeditions will start to the Kara Sea up to Franz Josef Land and Severnaya Zemlya, with the aim, among others, to better understand climate change in the Arctic and to research plastic pollution.