In the three Scandinavian countries, 96 wolves are to be culled. However, an injunction stopped the killing of 25 wolves in the protected area in Norway.
The icebreaker “Sibir” is already the second delivered icebreaker of the 22220 class and will complement the rapidly growing fleet of powerful icebreakers
An offensive Russia and a rising China are problems for Denmark everywhere, but perhaps least so in the Arctic
Cinia and telecom company Far North Digital announced joint efforts to build a fiber optic cable system connecting Europe and Asia.
Russia’s scientists are expected to resume Arctic studies of drift ice stations in September 2022 after a year-long hiatus.
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.
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.
In order to ensure regular, year-round navigation along the North Sea route, it is necessary to build two additional icebreakers of the LK-60 class.
As part of Switzerland’s commitment to the Arctic, an honorary consulate was opened on Svalbard and Marcel Schütz was appointed the first honorary consul on the archipelago.
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.
Covid-19 delays an 11,000-square-meter facility at the US Antarctic station McMurdo. According to the latest calculations, the data center is now scheduled to go online in 2023.
The Inuit Circumpolar Council now has a say in decisions, actions and policies of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
As a side event to COP26, the Society for Threatened Peoples Switzerland held an event that looked at the difficulties of indigenous communities in the Arctic.
The Alfred Wegener Institute is represented at the COP26 by several researchers, who will give presentations on the thawing of permafrost and on polar oceans, among other topics.
For the first time, the MQ-9B Reaper drone from General Atomics has reached northern latitudes of the Arctic during a test flight and was underway for 25 hours.
A few days ago, the U.S. celebrated the Marine Mammal Protection Act – for almost 50 years, marine mammals have been protected in the U.S. and for all U.S. citizens and institutions.
A revamped EU Arctic policy will see Brussels pulling what levers it can to steer development in the region and is thereby also willing to go against a global industry swinging a green stick.
There’s a lot of activity in the Murmansk area. Now Rostelecom announces that construction of a new data center will begin in Murmansk early next year.
Every inhabitant of the Russian Republic of Yakutia knows what “northern delivery” is and what problems occur with it every year in Yakutia.
A difficult situation has developed in the delivery of goods to Chukotka. From July to September, three times fewer ships arrived in the ports than usual.
Drilling for oil in Europe’s northern waters could become a tug-of-war between the EU’s new Arctic strategy and Norway’s production intentions.
Russia has invested heavily in the infrastructure of the North Sea route and wants it to become a major shipping route. From 2023 it should be passable all year round.
The Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest meeting of Arctic stakeholders, will be held again this year as a direct meeting and PolarJournal will be there.
In Greenland’s new government, a first shake-up has already taken place after the foreign minister was removed from his post.