I’ve just spent 17 days (counting the days above the Arctic Circle) in Greenland, accompanying the “Greenlandia” expedition which, under the direction of Vincent Hilaire, aims to follow the evolution of the small village of Ittoqqortoormiit (the most isolated in East Greenland).
The Que Sera has been hired by Pacifique, a Geneva-based foundation that combines science, education and art on board its sailing ships. They have just crossed the Canadian Arctic, with its tortuous inlets, ice and gales.
Designers draw inspiration from sea ice patterns collected during the MOSAiC expedition to create clothes presented at New York Fashion Week.
SLF technician Matthias Jaggi will spend the festive season in Antarctica. The luggage for his long expedition is travelling ahead of him.
The Arctic is warming, and fine particles of sea salt aerosols produced in blizzard conditions or blowing snow are a contributing factor, according to a recently published study.
An incident that is so far benign is challenging the Danish rescue system in eastern Greenland, a classic navigational error in poorly hydrographed areas.
The first of two “Foundation Expeditions” of the Ocean Warrior project started last Friday in Longyearbyen, Svalbard.
The Fondation Pacifique takes young scientists on board to explore the Northwest Passage, starting in the North Atlantic between Newfoundland and Greenland, then along the west coast of Kalaallit Nunaat.
Reports emerged on July 25 that the research vessel “Mikhail Somov” ran aground near the Franz Josef Land archipelago. Apparently, there is no danger of fuel leakage.
China’s 13th Arctic expedition team set sail on a mission that is expected to last until the end of September and cover a voyage of 15,500 nautical miles.
Two adventurers set off along the coast of Greenland in a Hobie Cat, with a 2,000 nautical mile journey ahead of them.
A team of four will embark on the 2,000-mile expedition from Baffin Bay through the Northwest Passage to the Beaufort Sea in kayaks in July.
Reducing the carbon footprint of Antarctic research could be achieved by reducing the speed of ships and international cooperation on logistics.
An insurance dispute forced the postponement of last years leg, but the organisers have new ship that will allow the scientific and artistic voyage to go on
Mike Keen has been kayaking along the coast of western Greenland since late April, supporting two research projects
Rumours going around about the cancelation of this year’s Ice Camp Barneo has led the operator to issue an official statement about the current situation
The Tara Ocean Foundation has announced the launch of the construction of its future polar station, a project it has been considering for at least 8 years.
Two young Danish men attempt a world record by crossing the Greenland ice sheet by bicycle.
While we are struggling to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, Norwegian scientists have just discovered a new natural source of methane that diffuses from the Arctic Ocean’s subsoil.
Austrian polar mountaineer Dr. Christoph Höbenreich has explored the rarely visited mountain region of East Antarctica’s New Swabia on a new expedition.
The French Southern and Antarctic Territories lacked a multi-purpose vessel to unload equipment, men and women and which could adapt to the specificities of each archipelago.
Extreme environments, such as the poles, would shape a personality type that confronts rather than avoids hardship.
Viking Expeditions has announced that a giant phantom jellyfish was spotted and photographed during a dive with an on-board submarine.
An international team of researchers has discovered five meteorites in Antarctica, including one that is among the largest, weighing 7.6 kilograms.