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
Technology is again poised to expand access to healthcare for residents of Greenland’s most remote settlements
If successful, the pilot programme could be rolled out in hard-to-reach places
The ice-breaking self-propelled platform “Severny Polyus” has passed the first sea trials. The unique ship is a new step in polar research.
Scientists are testing a new way to protect people from polar bears — and vice versa
The Belgian Antarctic station remains the only “zero emissions” station in the polar regions.
Adventurer Chris Ramsey and Japanese car company Nissan plan to drive an all-electric SUV from the Arctic to the South Pole.
A research group from Jena, Germany, shows that drones, when used properly, are a very useful tool for monitoring emperor penguin colonies.
A Korean company has successfully based the further development of its paraglider on the pectoral fins of humpback whales
To better understand the oceans, the Tara Ocean Foundation is planning a new project with a drifting base in the Arctic. For this purpose, a new vessel must be built for the first time.
Two Danish architects tested their self-developed lunar module in northern Greenland and showed how isolation and distance affect the psyche of space travellers.
The UK’s new research vessel, RSS “Sir David Attenborough” has completed its field test in Antarctica and gained valuable experience.
In addition to Australia and New Zealand, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is now also looking for workers for operations in Antarctica. According to James Miller, a BAS human-resources spokesperson, the jobs are a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: “We have world-class labs, housing, offices and technical facilities at the five BAS-operated research stations. We need the best […]
The first ship in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Polar Security Cutter program will be named “Polar Sentinel.” This was announced by USCG Commanding Admiral Karl Schultz.
Hublot and the Polar Pod expedition enter into a partnership. The Polar Pod is an emission-free vessel to explore the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.
Artificial intelligence is being eyed as a way to keep traditional knowledge alive
The technology of manufacturing containers from new materials is one of the strategic directions of Omsk University. These are to replace steel fuel drums.
At the suggestion of international bioacoustics experts, a global sound library of sounds from marine and freshwater animals will be created.
Europe’s largest center for virtual worlds and e-sports is to be built on the northern Norwegian island of Andøya.
The construction start of the new Russian Antarctic station “Vostok” has officially begun with the laying of the foundations.
A deep canyon at the front of the Vanderford Glacier in East Antarctica has been mapped for the first time by acousticians on board RSV Nuyina.
The North Pole platform “Severny Polyus”, which is currently under construction, has a captain: the experienced and well-known Captain Sergey Nesterov is to take the helm from the fall of 2022.
Argentina is building a remote-controlled observatory at its southernmost Antarctic station to advance its space exploration.
The members of the 63rd research expedition team were able to moor the ship about 350 meters offshore after it was unable to go any further due to thick pack ice.