In a recent study, scientists examined the characteristics of the clicking sounds wild beluga whales emit for echolocation.
Plastic debris is choking the ocean. Gate to the Arctic expedition sailed to Bear Island on 74 degrees north to collect, analyze and lay the foundation for future young Arctic Ambassadors.
A research team from the US agency NOAA discovered four out of nearly 100 remaining North Pacific right whales during an observation cruise in the Gulf of Alaska.
A study of polar bears in the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago found that their genetic diversity is up to 10 percent lower than it was two decades ago.
What Beethoven and polar research have in common will be shown by the AWI next Sunday in a unique combination of art and science, also as a livestream.
The UK Government, in partnership with SAERI, has launched a project to mitigate the threat of invasive species in the Blue Belt area of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
Scientists discovered that electrons coming from the sun not only cause auroras, but also deplete ozone.
Global ice loss, especially in Greenland, is also shifting the Earth’s crust in a horizontal direction, which is particularly evident north to Europe.
During a research expedition in northern Greenland, researchers surprisingly discovered a tiny island that is now considered the northernmost island on Earth.
An international study shows that Magellanic penguins fish in different regions depending on their sex, and that this brings them into conflict with fisheries.
Scientists have identified a seabird hotspot in the North Atlantic that is used by millions of birds year-round.
In soil samples from the Transantarctic Mountains, researchers could find no evidence of microbial life.
How does the “nose” of toothed and baleen whales actually end up on the top of the head? The answer to this question is now provided by a recent study.
Female walruses and their young are more dependent on Arctic sea ice than previously thought, as it also forms their food base.
Canadian researchers investigated whether the distribution of Atlantic walruses has changed due to the effects of climate change by interviewing Inuit hunters.
The Thwaites Glacier area, from which much of the West Antarctic icesheet flows, could be melting not only from warm water but also from geothermal heat, according to researchers at AWI and BAS.
For the first time on record, rain has fallen at the highest point of the Greenland Ice Sheet (3,216m), according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder (USA).
On Kotelny Island in the Russian Arctic, researchers have discovered the world’s northernmost Paleolithic settlement by looking at mammoth bones.
Expedition aboard the “Ivan Petrov” from Arkhangelsk to Novaya Zemlya and Franz Josef Land. The aim is to study and count polar bears and walruses.
A research team has traced the amazing life journey of an Arctic woolly mammoth that covered an incredible distance during its migrations.
In the future. bacteria from the Labrador Sea could help to efficiently combat oil spills along the coasts of the Arctic.
The Government of Canada announced in a notice on its website that it will invest more in research for narwhals, bowhead whales and beluga whales.
A leopard seal normally inhabiting Antarctica has turned up in Lyall Bay in Wellington, on New Zealand’s North Island.
In a new study, paleoclimatologists have found that the Mediterranean Sea could have an impact on the warming of the North Atlantic Ocean.