A study published in the Australian Journal of Politics and History dusts off an old Australian concern about the Kerguelen archipelago, a French possession since 1893, when England and France were still rivals.
What happened to the very first people who lived in Greenland? Nobody knows. But maybe we’ll soon get the answer.
Analizing ice cores shows that heavy metals have been transported to the heart of Antarctica from both geographically and temporally distant regions.
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.
A new strategy at the prefecture of the Southern and Antarctic French Territories (TAAF) continues a promising dynamic for France’s polar heritage, which is growing with new objects and documents.
In the 1970s, the geographer Bent Hasholt wanted to conduct research that mattered to society – so he started calculating rainfall in his free time.
Vegetation traces found in an ice core taken nearly 60 years ago in the far north-west corner of Greenland suggest that the ice sheet had largely melted over 400,000 years ago.
Century-old data from Alfred Wegener’s Greenland expedition are helping scientists better understand climate change
Norse settlers living in Greenland mainly used driftwood to build houses and ships, but some allowed themselves a little luxury in the form of imported wood
Last summer marked the 25th anniversary of the death of famed Swiss photographer Bruno “Penguin” Zehnder, which was honored with a memorial article now published.
The degradation of trappers’ and explorers’ huts and other wooden structures of the polar heritage are threatened by xylophagous fungi.
“The Antarctic Sun” is a U.S. online platform with news about the ice and people of Antarctica, and reports on National Science Foundation research.
Pre-historic Alaska appears to have experienced seasonal floods capable of overwhelming a grown dinosaur
Cuba is not exactly known for doing polar research. In the meantime, it has been over 40 years since the first Cubans set foot in Antarctica.
Research plans include mapping and assessing the current site conditions of the HMS “Erebus” and HMS “Terror” wrecks
Walrus bones and ivory parts discovered in Kiev show how far the trade network of Greenlandic Norsemen had reached in the Middle Ages.
According to recent results, the Vikings were driven out of southern Greenland not because of decreasing temperatures, but because of increasing drought.
The Endurance22 expedition has achieved the sensation – the team has found the wreck of the “Endurance” after weeks of searching!
The team of the “Endurance 22” expedition has arrived in the region of the Weddell Sea where the legendary Shackleton expedition ship “Endurance” had sunk.
In early February, the “Endurance22” expedition departs from Cape Town in a renewed attempt to locate and investigate the wreckage of the lost ship.
Six expedition members left for Antarctica on December 3, 2021. The goal is to further restore the historic Mawson cabin.
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.
The Polish Antarctic station AB Dobrowolski, abandoned 40 years ago, is to be reactivated.
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