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.