The energy and electricity distributor of Zurich surprises with a successful and much noticed campaign and draws attention to itself and climate change.
In the Far East of Russia, Chukotka has the lowest COVID numbers, despite high numbers of cases in neighbouring regions.
A Canadian mining company announces that they have found a 157.4 carat diamond of exceptional quality.
On January 09 shortly after midnight an avalanche hit the Russian ski resort of Gore Otdelnaya. Six residential buildings were buried in the process.
In the face of the new, more infectious COVID variant, Greenland is blocking entry again, and before that, quickly retrieving its citizens.
A COVID outbreak has been detected on a Spanish supply and research vessel en route to Antarctica.
Nunavut recorded no active COVID cases over the weekend for the first time since November.
PolarJournal describes a bright spot in this difficult year and the team’s wish for the upcoming 2021.
On December 28, 2020, information about the loss of the ship “Onega” was received in the control room of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Murmansk region.
Two fishermen on the Yamal Peninsula were riding their snowmobiles on frozen sea ice when the ice collapsed under their snowmobiles. With luck they could be saved.
For decades, people have been puzzling at Christmas over where Santa Claus lives and works. Greenland Travel has the answer.
Another COVID-positive station member was reported at a second Chilean station.
At the Chilean Antarctic station Bernardo O’Higgins, 36 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
Things are progressing rapidly with OneWeb – 36 satellites have already been put back into orbit and will be operational in the Arctic for the first time from December 2021.
Astronomer Augustine Lofthouse lives on a research station in the Arctic. A few days earlier, all employees left the station because of the news of an environmental disaster.
The administration on Svalbard will be given a gender-neutral name and will be called “Sysselmester” as of July 1st next year.
In Longyearbyen, a new cemetery is to be built near the church and will be open for urn graves from 2022.
The indigenous peoples in the Russian Arctic suffer massively, but unnoticed by the world public, under the prevailing COVID pandemic.
Nunavut has survived the hotest COVID phase after a two-week lockdown, but there is no all-clear yet, especially in Arviat.
Fearing that they will not get a grip on the spread of COVID-19, the government of Greenland has ordered a stop of all flights between Copenhagen and Kangerlussuaq before Christmas.
The number of COVID cases in the affected areas of Nunavut is rising at a slightly slower rate, but continues to rise.
The first phase of offshore research as part of the trans-Arctic cable link has been completed.
In Nunavut, 70 cases of COVID-19 have occurred within a few days and have led the region into a lockdown.
Anadyr and the village of Ugolnyye Kopi, where the airport is located, are separated by the estuary. An aerial cable car should bring relief.