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.
We always want to pick up on exciting stories. Not always we can report about pleasant things, like the story about whaling in the last century
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.
The International Astronomical Union honors U.S. polar explorer and Peary companion Dr. Matthew Henson with the naming of a crater at the lunar South Pole.
New Zealand experts are using a mobile device app to bring the first building on the Antarctic mainland and its objects to life in 3D.
The amount of alcohol on Australian Antarctic research stations will be adjusted to reflect current Australian Government health guidelines on personal consumption.
The Falklands Maritime Heritage Trust is planning an expedition to locate, survey and film the wreck of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s legendary ship “Endurance”.
Research on a 100-year-old dog biscuit shows that, at the time, sled dogs for Antarctic expeditions were not fed enough.
Maori and their traditional knowledge of Antarctica could help to better face the challenges of the future.
The wintering team at Japan’s Showa Station made an extraordinary discovery near the station in September 2020.
During glacial periods, the sea level falls, because vast quantities of water are stored in the massive inland glaciers. New calculations have resolved the discrepancy.
A team of researchers has discovered a huge impact crater in Antarctica with the help of satellites. This could be the largest meteorite crater on Earth.
February 22, 1904 is a memorable day in Argentine polar exploration. That’s when Argentina took over the “Orcadas” station and has held it since that date.
The “Vernadsky Research Base” celebrated the 25th anniversary. In 1996, Ukrainian polar explorers raised their flag over the former British “Faraday Station” for the first time.
On 15 July 2020, the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI), will celebrate its 40th anniversary.
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.