The avian flu that was detected on South Georgia in October has meanwhile taken hold of the island and elephant seals are also showing an increasing number of deaths, especially among pups.
Chain migration, favorable job opportunities, and a fast track visa process are reasons for the sudden rise of Filipinos in Greenland. Once the economic cycles turn bad, many may need to return.
For several years now, cases of cultural and Indigenous identity appropriation have been multiplying in Canada and the United States. A phenomenon that also affects Inuit.
Greenland changed its time zone over the weekend, simply by not changing its clocks and keeping daylight saving time.
A group of researchers is looking for people who want to open their homes to them. They would like to measure if Greenlandic homes have too high a concentration of the hazardous gas radon.
Innovation South Greenland is working to prevent the local sheep farmers from becoming overwhelmed by assisting the many researchers visiting the area.
A fellowship allows researchers to spend several weeks in Iceland, living in the house where former President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson was born.
Swiss skipper Oliver Heer and his team have officially made to the list of Vendée Globe 2024 participants, which will include sailing along sub-Antarctic waters.
As winter draws to a close, volunteers at the French Polar Institute are threatening their organization and denouncing the precariousness of their Volontariat de Service Civique (VSC) and disproportionate working hours.
A tsunami of unknown origin has devastated the Sirius Patrol station in northeastern Greenland.
In just three years, Arctic Hub has gone from a vision to an important player in the Greenlandic research community. Now, its Head of Secretariat Anna-Sofie Skjervedal, will pass on the torch.
Nunavut breaks ground on new trauma and addiction treatment centre. Located in Iqaluit and designed by Inuit, it will provide therapies based on Inuit culture.
The ship, currently under construction, will be Japan’s first icebreaking research vessel in the Arctic and will be operated by Japanese MOL group.
The Government of Québec will grant Nunavik C$ 3.5 million to deal with the impacts of climate change and mitigate its effects.
The government of Greenland is aiming for food self-sufficiency with greater production of Greenlandic raw materials. With a first step, the local production of potatoes.
Svalbard is facing changes on multiple scales. An ethnological study analyzing this process, and the issues that come with it, has just been published.
Reports emerged on July 25 that the research vessel “Mikhail Somov” ran aground near the Franz Josef Land archipelago. Apparently, there is no danger of fuel leakage.
This year’s Southern Games celebrate 7 years of revival, bringing joy and a sense of community to the French scientific stations around Antarctica and on the continent, with the Amsterdam Island Division emerging victorious.
In the Fagradalsfjall area in Iceland, the eruption of a new volcano, expected for days, has taken place, but on a smaller scale than in previous years. Yet, that could still change.
The scientific directrice at the Swiss Polar Institute, Professor Dr. Gabriela Schaepmann-Strub will step down from her position at the end of August.
The two Antarctic researchers Alain Hubert and Professor Jérôme Chappellaz will receive the rarely awarded and coveted “Belgica Medal” for their lifetime achievements in Antarctica.
A burst oil pipeline in the Yuzhno-Oshskoye field caused up to 1,000 cubic meters of oil to spill into the Kolva River. The cleanup operation is proving to be challenging.
In Greenland, garbage management is to be improved, especially in remote settlements, using a Greenlandic village as a model.
An iceberg plunges the northwest coast of Alaska into a loss of internet connection that will only be restored within the next 6 weeks, according to forecasts.