Two papers led by AWI summarize what is known about the effects of thawing permafrost in the Arctic and call for more action.
Prospectors found a 30,000-year-old juvenile of a woolly mammoth in the Klondike goldfields that is almost perfectly preserved.
The environment the bacteria live in is also found on Mars
The new station “TaiArctic” in Longyearbyen now offers Taiwanese researchers their own place for research.
More than a hundred wildfires, including the largest tundra fire on record for the Yukon Delta, are burning across the state
In Davos, the Swiss researcher Konrad Steffen, who died in 2020, was honored and shown how his work has a lasting influence on climate and glacier research.
Bird flu has been detected on Spitsbergen for the first time. Now it is feared that the disease, which is deadly for birds, will spread to nesting sites.
Long-term surveys show that the breeding population of Adelie penguins in the Windmill Islands region has increased sixfold over the past 60 years.
Uncontrolled ice loss from the two glaciers could contribute to sea level rise of up to 3.4 meters over the next few centuries.
Construction of Chile’s own icebreaker, the first ship of its kind to be built in Latin America, is moving forward and could be launched as early as December
In the north of Greenland, a glacier was named after a person for the first time, receiving the name of Swiss scientist Konrad Steffen, who had passes away in 2020.
Is marine life facing a mass extinction? Our ability to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions will probably determine that.
Polar bears have adapted to conditions with almost no sea ice – perhaps a way for the species to survive climate change.
The data gaps in the topography of the Antarctic margins are to be closed with the help of airborne radar measurements.
The research communities in both countries see plenty of room for collaboration
The British Antarctic Survey has worked with partners to create a data portal containing extensive detail on ecology, environmental conditions, and human activities in South Georgia’s Marine Protected Area.
Masses of tiny crustaceans swarm in meltwater rivers beneath the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
Technology is again poised to expand access to healthcare for residents of Greenland’s most remote settlements
Guest author Jacopo Pasotti describes what research is like in Svalbard during winter.
The 12 whales were distributed to the community after they were shot by mistake
Including all types of emissions shrinks the time to reach the 1.5 degree target.
New bathymetric chart shows the seafloor of the Southern Ocean in unprecedented detail
An average of 29 microplastic particles were found per liter of melted snow, mainly PET.
If successful, the pilot programme could be rolled out in hard-to-reach places