For nearly three weeks, the drinking water supply to Nunavut’s capital, Iqaluit, has been contaminated with fuel and residents have had to be supplied externally.
Every inhabitant of the Russian Republic of Yakutia knows what “northern delivery” is and what problems occur with it every year in Yakutia.
Svalbard has recorded its first “domestic” COVID case after a Longyearbyen resident has tested positive.
Argentina and Chile have opened further their portals for Antarctic voyages and operators finally are preparing for a season.
Coal production on Svalbard will cease in 2023. Gruve 7 is the last Norwegian state-owned coal company that still produces coal.
After years of struggling to address atrocities committed against indigenous people under Canadian colonial rule, the first national commemoration day honoring the victims is being observed today.
Equipment for plastics recycling was installed at the Ukrainian Antarctic station “Akademik Vernadsky”. This is to produce souvenirs for tourists.
Snezhnoye and Kanchalan in Chukotka were connected to a ‘solar-plus-diesel’ plant. These are the first projects of their kind in the Arctic zone of Russia.
In a solemn and well-attended ceremony, Hurtigruten’s newest hybrid expedition ship was named “Fridtjof Nansen” in Longyearbyen.
The Minister of Emergency Situations Yevgeny Zinichev died during a rescue attempt of the famous film director Alexander Melnik, who also died.
Over the last few days, Russia has held a large interdepartmental exercise to protect the Arctic environment against force majeure events and one exercise took place in Murmansk
Renowned British extreme swimmer and environmental activist Lewis Pugh has become the first person to swim across the ice fjord of Ilulissat in West Greenland in a multi-day swim.
In the second part of the series on the fate of polar bears, guest author Peter Balwin shows how a tradition has turned into a bloody business that threatens the future of the king of the Arctic more massively than climate change.
Svalbard’s infection control officer warns of COVID after Norwegian tourists tested positive after visiting Svalbard.
In a country famous for its lack of roads, cars are taking centre stage when Greenland will host the Arctic edition of Extreme-E Off-Road racing this weekend.
IAATO is proclaiming Antarctic Ambassadors Day as part of its 30th anniversary and will officially celebrate it from next year.
A polar bear has made multiple incursions into the Danish station of Daneborg in East Greenland, injuring a filmmaker.
As of now, PolarJournal is the first polar information platform to be available for download as an app version for Android and Apple devices free of charge.
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.
An NGO in Norway wants to rid the country’s beaches of plastic waste by 2025 and is relying on volunteers and politics.
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.