As part of the national project ‘Ecology’, the Bear Island reserve is being created in the Russian Republic of Sacha.
About 35 million years ago, Canada, the US, and Japan were home to birds that were strikingly similar to the early penguins of New Zealand.
In the last 30 years, record warming has been observed at the South Pole – at over three times the global rate.
Off the west coast of Greenland, researchers have discovered deep-sea coral gardens and now hope to protect them from fishing.
In Siberia, temperatures reache up to 38 degrees Celsius. The Russian wilderness is experiencing an unprecedented extreme summer.
Elephant seals and the latest robotic devices have helped to collect important data on currents in the Weddell Sea in particular and generally at the sea ice edge.