Critics say that Greenland’s two mandatory seats in Denmark’s Folketing create confusion and undermine the Greenland government.
The polar bear outlines and fills the Arctic with its wanderings, to the point of touching the imagination of human beings, who live close to them. Its image is sometimes used for more or less noble purposes. In his essay in French, Rémy Marion attempts to restore the “ice wanderer’s” natural gait.
After decades of disagreement about responsibility for the decaying bases, the Danish government decided to pay for the clean-up.
The mystery of the arrival of dog sleds in Greenland is set to be solved by Emma Vitale who, in a recently published study, has defined a methodology to improve the interpretation of items found during archaeological digs linked to this mode of transport.
An inventory of place-name projects is now available online as an interactive map. A tool that can be useful to both the scientific world and indigenous communities.
A series of portraits of the Franklin expedition officers are up for auction. The collection of daguerreotypes, thought to have been lost, is estimated at over £150,000.
In the 1970s, the geographer Bent Hasholt wanted to conduct research that mattered to society – so he started calculating rainfall in his free time.
Alaska Maritime Heritage Preservation Program is open to funding projects by museums, others
Drawing workshops in Greenland are allowing people to tell their own story to historians. The result is a more detailed picture of the past
The work of Flemish cartographer Gerardus Mercator helped to shape the view on the world and also influenced the view on the Arctic region for many centuries and many famous Arctic explorers.
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.