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.
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.
After the long break caused by the pandemic, whale watching tours in northern Norway started again at the beginning of June.
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.
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.