A review study concludes that some polar bears are clever enough to use tools as weapons to hunt walruses.
Fossils from northwestern Canada may be remains of the oldest sponges found to date.
Researchers have developed a way to power their instruments using heat from the Antarctic volcano.
Researchers have found further evidence that female orcas enter menopause as they age, devoting more time to teaching their young.
The glacier bumblebee was first discovered on Novaya Zemlya in 1902. Now scientists have also discovered a population of bumblebees on Wrangel Island.
After their second expedition to Franz Josef Land, Russian researchers assume that narwhals regularly visit the waters around the archipelago during the summer months.
The duration of the ice season will be shorter due to later freezing and earlier ice opening. This is reported by Vladimir Ivanov, expert of the Lomonossov Moscow University.
The heat wave that has kept much of Canada and the U.S. on edge for weeks has led to mass growth of the Greenland ice sheet.
About as many microfibers enter the ocean each year from Spitsbergen’s main town as from Vancouver, mainly from hiking clothing.
A new study has looked closely at the impact of Antarctic fast ice on emperor penguin colonies, analysing decades of data sets.
Endangered Yellow-nosed Albatrosses are being attacked and killed by Southern Giant Petrels on Gough Island.
In the Yukon, scientists have uncovered a 120 million year geological record that is unique in the world.
Researchers discovered that the small marine mammals have a thermogenic “leak” in their skeletal muscles that helps them maintain body temperature.
Indian scientists have discovered a new species of moss at Bharati Station in East Antarctica. Studies confirm that it is a new species.
A new study shows that glaciers flowing into the ocean are responsible for seismic signals similar to slow earthquakes.
In a recent review article, scientists highlight consequences of weathering and degradation processes in plastics and warn of potentially irreversible pollution.
In spring 2020, the MOSAiC expedition recorded a record loss of ozone in the Arctic stratosphere. As evaluations now show, ozone depletion could intensify.
Before young Weddell seals can begin hunting on their own, they must learn how to navigate safely under the sea ice and get to their breathing holes.
A research team has discovered fossils of baby dinosaurs, demonstrating that dinosaur diversity in the Arctic was higher than previously thought.
The polar bear has become a symbol of climate change. While researchers and politicians continue to merely debate instead of act: How is the king of the Arctic doing?
In a new study, researchers showed that contaminated soils can also be successfully remediated in the Arctic with the help of soil bacteria.
The European Community is funding the ‘Arctic PASSION’ project with 15 million euros from the Horizon 2020 programme from 2021 to 2025.
An international team of researchers has discovered a layer of permafrost in Siberia that is at least 650,000 years old. This means a new record.
Two new AWI studies show that sea ice growth in the Arctic Ocean is significantly affected by the influx of warm, North Atlantic water masses.