Can equality be guaranteed in a judicial system after centuries of unequal treatment? Guest author Mirjana Binggeli takes a look at this question among the Inuit in Nunavik in northern Canada.
The Arctic is changing its status as a low tension area. This also has a severe impact on scientific collaborations among nations and could lead to a big gap in valuable scientific data, says Dr. Ekaterina Uryupova, expert Senior Research Fellow at The Arctic Institute.
Scientists found structures in the ocean around Iceland that resemble the ancient surface of Mars billions of years ago. Was Mars once a habitable planet?
Guest author Jacopo Pasotti describes what research is like in Svalbard during winter.
James Weddell was used to tricky situations. As captain of a sealing ship in areas that were still largely unexplored, it was all in a day’s work for him.
But it needs anchoring to be sustainable
Within the framework of the exhibition “The World in Faces”, which was shown for a several months at the UN in Geneva, Russian photographer Alexander Khimushin told with his photos five living stories about rare Arctic representatives of indigenous peoples of Russia.
Besides the best conditions for various skiing sports, Norway has even more to offer for the hardcore – perfect waves for surfers.
Around Andøya, whales can finally be seen again and the largest tour provider can bring guests closer to the gentle giants once more.
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.
Europe’s largest center for virtual worlds and e-sports is to be built on the northern Norwegian island of Andøya.
A unique project by the Austrian Polar Research Institute APRI aims to combine measurements from the last Wegener expedition in 1929-31 with comparable modern measurements at the same locations in Greenland.
When you think of the Arctic, you automatically think of warm clothing. And of course this is vital. But clothing in the Arctic also has to meet other criteria.
Russia is exploring ways to adapt the harvest of agricultural crops in the Arctic to improve the food security for the population there.
With an opening Arctic Ocean, Joint scientific efforts and new approaches in fisheries management may lead to the significant reinforcement of the existing governance complex.
Arctic wildlife, which is specialized for surviving in snow and ice, will likely have to adapt to wetter conditions in the future, and the question remains whether they can.
Captain George DeLong and his brave men will finally conquer the North Pole and they will also prove that the North Pole is an open, warm sea.
China plans to build a heavy duty icebreaker within the framework of its Polar Silk Road. Guest author and Arctic expert Katya Uryupova explains what this new plan means for China and the Arctic.
Plumes of dust from Greenland heralding the coming of winter are made up a material that scientists say can be used elsewhere
Louise Arner Boyd was an American polar and Greenland explorer. Between 1931 and 1941 she undertook several research trips to Greenland.
The Danish PM Mette Frederiksen plans a second official apology to the survivors of a failed social experiment conducted by Denmark in the 1950s, but this time in Greenland and in person.
Italy not only conducts research in the Mediterranean, but also has a distinct Arctic research program, as guest author and journalist Jacopo Pasotti shows.
Russia promotes the Northern Sea Route as a vital alternative for shipping. But knowing what lies beneath the Arctic waters is essential as Dr. Ekaterina Uryupova shows in her guest article.
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.