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The amount of alcohol on Australian Antarctic research stations will be adjusted to reflect current Australian Government health guidelines on personal consumption.
The former director of the Alfred Wegener Institute and the GEOMAR Institute in Kiel, Jörn Thiede, has died at the age of 80.
Today PolarJournal celebrates its 2nd anniversary and looks back on an exciting year, but also looks forward with hope.
In a recent review article, scientists highlight consequences of weathering and degradation processes in plastics and warn of potentially irreversible pollution.
An NGO in Norway wants to rid the country’s beaches of plastic waste by 2025 and is relying on volunteers and politics.
A very special feathered guest is currently once again delighting visitors to a nature reserve in Yorkshire, England.
Although COVID case numbers are on the rise again in several European countries due to the delta variant, some Arctic regions are opening their borders to tourists.
Amundsen Scott Base employees can’t rely on downloading movies from Netflix for entertainment. This is due to the weak internet connection.
Indigenous representatives from the far north of Russia recently visited Switzerland to demand action from the subsidiaries of the Norilsk oil spill.
The most exclusive hair salon in the world is located on Ross Island in Antarctica. To get a haircut on the spot is practically impossible for the ‘common man’.
Swiss banks may not be allies of indigenous communities. But their financial clout could push companies to change their business practices.
Historian and polar guide Dmitry “Mitya” Kiselev writes in his book about the first Soviet Arctic station on Franz Josef Land, which was a pioneer in many aspects.
Today at 10:12 CET a solar eclipse will be visible in large parts of the Arctic, but also in other parts of the northern hemisphere.
The exclusive photo book on the MOSAiC expedition to the Arctic shows the researchers at work and impressions of this expedition in impressive pictures by Esther Horvath.
As Russian news agencies reported, the project to build the fiber-optic communication line “Arctic Connect” is to be revamped.
The latest easing in Norway and Greenland radiate a glimmer of hope for the beleaguered polar tourism industry
A memorial plaque to the first Swiss in Antarctica, Dr Xavier Mertz, has been unveiled in Hobart Harbour.
On its 30th anniversary and despite the crisis caused by the pandemic, the IAATO reaffirms its commitment to sustainable and safe Antarctic tourism.
Today, May 17, Norway celebrates its first constitution of 1814, and guest author Stefan Leimer also wishes his new homeland “Gratulerer med dagen”.
The distribution of aid funds planned by the Longyearbyen Local Council is considered unfair and discriminatory by some representatives of the tourism industry
An IAATO-funded fellowship is open to prospective Antarctic researchers and their applications are due by the end of May.
In the Falkland Islands, preparations for the upcoming tourist season are being discussed and a relaxation of the quarantine requirement is being considered.
The construction of the fiber-optic communication line from Murmansk to Vladivostok is scheduled to start in late May – early June.