More than 50 years ago, the former Soviet Union released gigantic crabs in the Barents Sea to help local fishermen, interfering massively with the ecosystem.
Research plans include mapping and assessing the current site conditions of the HMS “Erebus” and HMS “Terror” wrecks
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.
Rosatom has announced the date for the recovery of the submarine K-159 to 2030. At the same time, the wreck of the K-27 is to be recovered from the Kara Sea.
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.
Louise Arner Boyd was an American polar and Greenland explorer. Between 1931 and 1941 she undertook several research trips to Greenland.
The Danish Film Institute has been digitizing historical films about Greenland for years, which are freely available online.
More than 9,000 tons of waste still need to be removed from the territory of the Russian Arctic National Park which is mainly located on Franz Josef Land.
Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen was a polar explorer whose achievements remained unrecognized until after his death. Today Johansen is counted among Norway’s most important polar explorers.
Fieldwork planned for this year on the wrecks of HMS Terror and HMS Erebus has been postponed until summer 2022 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
After years of struggling to address atrocities committed against indigenous people under Canadian colonial rule, the first national commemoration day honoring the victims is being observed today.
Currently, an expedition is searching for sunken radioactive objects in the Arctic Ocean. The nuclear reactor of the submarine K-190 was found.
A research team has traced the amazing life journey of an Arctic woolly mammoth that covered an incredible distance during its migrations.
William Baffin was an English navigator and explorer. He is best known for his attempt to find a Northwest Passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific as early as 1615.
Urs Stoller passed away in June 2021 as a result of a COVID-19 infection. He worked as a helicopter pilot in Greenland for 36 years and, as an enthusiastic photographer, left behind some 1,800 photographs of the country and its people.
Archaeologists have used DNA analysis to identify the remains of a participant in the Franklin expedition and matched them to John Gregory.
Josephine Peary is considered the first white woman to winter in the Arctic. She was the wife of Robert E. Peary, whom she actively supported in his attempts to reach the North Pole.
The conquest of the North Pole was highly contested in the 1920s. Arguments, insults and mishaps were part of the daily routine.
He had no experience with the Arctic. But he knew how to wage war. Adolphus Greely joined the army at the age of 17 and was severely wounded three times.
Although the small nuclear reactor at the SM-1A plant at Fort Greely in Alaska, last provided power in 1972 and was then mothballed, its dismantling is planned only now.
Scientists sequenced DNA from the teeth of mammoths. These are said to be up to 1.6 million years old and probably belong to a new species of mammoth.
Archaeologists found centuries-old glass beads in the Brooks Range that were made in Venice and probably came to Alaska overland.
Thawing permafrost released a glacial woolly rhinoceros in August 2020. The age of the find is estimated to be up to 50,000 years. Now it is to be studied by scientists.
The members of Dog Sled team-1 of the 1906-08 Danmark expedition died in November 1907 while trying to return to base camp at Danmarkshavn in northeast Greenland.