This book is like a small expedition: experience unique encounters with blue whales, reindeer, polar bears and walruses. Feel the endless expanse of wild Arctic nature.
In the second part of the series on the fate of polar bears, guest author Peter Balwin shows how a tradition has turned into a bloody business that threatens the future of the king of the Arctic more massively than climate change.
A leopard seal normally inhabiting Antarctica has turned up in Lyall Bay in Wellington, on New Zealand’s North Island.
The polar bear has become a symbol of climate change. While researchers and politicians continue to merely debate instead of act: How is the king of the Arctic doing?
After the long break caused by the pandemic, whale watching tours in northern Norway started again at the beginning of June.
Penguins spend half of their lives in the water. Observations have shown that they can spend longer periods under water than was previously known.
In the summer of 2021, expedition members will gather information about the polar bear population as part of the Master of the Arctic environmental project.
Spring is also slow to arrive in northern Norway, and the few marsh crocodiles that have been released on Andøya are slow to emerge from their winter dormancy.
If the beautiful Sedna had not resisted her father’s wish to marry her off to a black raven, there would be no seals in the seas today.
A new hotel has opened in the northern Chinese city of Harbin – with polar bears taking centre stage. Environmentalists are outraged and sound the alarm.
Watching orcas off the coast of northern Norway has become a popular highlight and the intelligent marine mammals fascinate even experienced journalists.
South Georgia, one of the most biologically rich places in the world, is home to a quarter of the world’s gentoo penguin population. For their protection, the protection zone for fishing was extended.
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.
Since time immemorial, legends and myths have been swirling around the wandering albatross. Today, the largest seabird is doing well. Because of climate change.
Polar bears have begun to invade colonies of walruses, which no longer show fear when polar bears are near them.
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.