Although Antarctic krill in particular is one of the best documented pelagic species, there is still a great deal of uncertainty about different key roles in its life history.
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.
Jacques-Yves Cousteau, the skinny man with his red bobble hat, was the hero of my childhood. I think I shared my enthusiasm for Cousteau with an entire generation.
The Northeast Passage is the shortest sea route between Europe and Asia.
For centuries, however, it was not known with certainty whether it actually existed.
Glaciologist Andreas Alexander shows with his painstakingly won data how profound the current changes are for the glaciers of Spitsbergen.
Since time immemorial, legends and myths have been swirling around the wandering albatross. Today, the largest seabird is doing well. Because of climate change.
Switzerland should become more involved in the Arctic on issues such as security and climate protection, using the OSCE as a platform for discussions and decisions.
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.
Guest author Kevin McGwin on the US further rapprochement with Greenland and the role of Thule Air Force Base.
Polar bears have begun to invade colonies of walruses, which no longer show fear when polar bears are near them.
Ivan Papanin was a Soviet polar explorer and led the expedition that first came near the North Pole in 1937 on a drifting ice station.
Musk oxen were already roaming the Arctic tundra when mammoths were still alive. Man has almost wiped out the mighty goat relatives in the last century.
The emperor penguin lives and breeds exclusively on the edge of Antarctica between the 66. and 78. latitudes South.