British Antarctic Survey (BAS) and RSPB recruit albatross detectives to help find migratory albatrosses in satellite imagery from space.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
To protect whales, WWF Russia reports that shipping in the Bering Strait and narrow areas of the Northern Sea Route need to be restricted.
Visitors to the Ushuaia Yacht Club witnessed an unusual event. More than a dozen dolphins approached the shore and beached next to the pier.
During a trip to Wrangel Island, Russian photographer Dmitry Kokh discovered polar bears living in an abandoned weather station on Kolyuchin Island.
Walruses feed almost exclusively on small molluscs. How do they get them out of the sea floor? With their tusks, it was assumed for a long time. Not true.
In New Zealand waters, leopard seals do not appear to spurn sharks as prey, researchers have found.
Adélie penguins often steal rocks from each other’s nests, but new research shows the crafty birds target some nests more than others.
The number of brown bears in Scandinavia has increased over the past decades thanks to effective protection measures. Guest author Stefan Leimer tells about his encounter with bears in Finland.
Reindeer are one of the farthest north living large mammals and inhabit circumpolar tundra areas in large numbers.
Bird die-offs seem not to be common, but in the Bering region these dramatic events in the wild have been occurring over the past few years on a regular basis.
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.