British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and RSPB recruit albatross detectives to help find migratory albatrosses in satellite imagery from space.
The Arctic is changing its status as a low tension area. This also has a severe impact on scientific collaborations among nations and could lead to a big gap in valuable scientific data, says Dr. Ekaterina Uryupova, expert Senior Research Fellow at The Arctic Institute.
Scientists found structures in the ocean around Iceland that resemble the ancient surface of Mars billions of years ago. Was Mars once a habitable planet?
The death of walrus Freya has moved many people worldwide and led to a lot of criticism towards Norwegian authorities. Polish author Piotr Sordyl has created a short story about Freya and the handling of society with the Arctic visitor.
New Zealand researchers have discovered a never-before-seen ecosystem underneath the Larsen Ice Shelf at a depth of 500 meters.
A small black and white bird, the oystercatcher, is the national bird of the Faroe Islands and the bird shows that it is worth spending the summer far in the north.
Friederike Krüger, teacher, speaker and MOSAiC participant, calls for science to be more open to the public so that findings can be shared with everyone.
The excitement was great when a young African penguin at Salzburg Zoo went missing. After a search operation lasting several hours, the animal was finally found in a cornfield.
While we are concerned about the animals of the Arctic in view of the ongoing climate warming, there are also extraordinary reports of ” runaways “. One of these is a young walrus named Freya. Freya has been roaming for quite some time. Walruses normally prefer the Arctic, but Freya prefers to live further south. […]
Marine biologist, research diver and TV presenter Uli Kunz talks about his impressive dive between icebergs and ice floes off Greenland.
Marine biologist, research diver and TV presenter Uli Kunz shares his impressive experiences with orcas and humpback whales off northern Norway.
Long-term surveys show that the breeding population of Adelie penguins in the Windmill Islands region has increased sixfold over the past 60 years.
Guest author Jacopo Pasotti describes what research is like in Svalbard during winter.
At the meeting in Berlin, the majority of countries had voted in favor of granting the emperor penguin protected status, yet China voted against it.
Scientists are testing a new way to protect people from polar bears — and vice versa
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.
James Weddell was used to tricky situations. As captain of a sealing ship in areas that were still largely unexplored, it was all in a day’s work for him.
Although no living thing is spared from climate change, Arctic wildlife is the most vulnerable. The Earth is warming 2.5 times faster than other parts of our planet.
Walruses were once widespread in the Svalbard archipelago. But 350 years of unchecked hunting pushed them to the brink of extinction. Walruses have been protected since 1952.
But it needs anchoring to be sustainable
Rockhopper penguins know their way around steep terrain. New studies show that the little guys have a lot going for them in other ways, too.
Within the framework of the exhibition “The World in Faces”, which was shown for a several months at the UN in Geneva, Russian photographer Alexander Khimushin told with his photos five living stories about rare Arctic representatives of indigenous peoples of Russia.