The suspicion of misappropriation of government funds in the expansion of military installations in the Arctic has now been confirmed by a Moscow court.
The Natural History Museum of South Georgia opens its doors to the public virtually due to COVID and lack of visitors.
The world’s largest sailing ship, the “Sedov”, currently sits in Murmansk. The ship took off from Vladivostok for a trans-Arctic expedition.
The Russian captain Alexey Nazarov, known and popular in the expedition travel industry, unexpectedly passed away last Monday.
Three beluga whales were beached at the mouth of the River Uda on the Sea of Okhotsk and fortunately were rescued.
Marcel Schütz, company owner and long-time resident in Longyearbyen, comments on the turbulent times that Svalbard is going through.
The oldest known penguin is a gentoo lady which lives at the Odense Zoo in Denmark and is a proud 41 years and 151 days (as of October 15, 2020) of age.
Hurtigruten Svalbard has announced that it wants to sell its properties in Longyearbyen and is in contact with Store Norske.
Following the events on the east coast of Kamchatka, further investigations are being carried out to finally determine the causes.
Nornickel, the mother firm of the company responsible for the Norilsk environmental disaster, puts the cost of the damage at a lower rate than the Russian Environmental Protection Agency.
An environmental disaster with an unknown background has caused the death of numerous marine animals and made locals of Kamchatka’s east coast sick.
The British government and India’s Bharti Group secure funding and launch more OneWeb satellites into Earth orbit
The Authorities of Nunavut have severely restricted the hunting of reindeer in the west of the region after the population has declined massively.
A polar bear with her two cubs has been causing turmoil, both socially and politically, since they had appeared in a community in southern Greenland last Monday.
During a marking program for polar bears, an animal has died on Svalbard despite new rules being implemented.
More information has emerged following the fatal attack by a polar bear at the Longyearbyen campsite.
A polar bear attacked and fatally wounded a man at the campsite in Longyearbyen early on Friday morning before the bear was shot himself.
The Arctic Circle Assembly, the largest gathering of Arctic stakeholders, has to cancel its meeting this year due to the COVID pandemic.
Professor Konrad Steffen, director of the WSL and well-known glaciologist, died during an expedition in Greenland.
Australia’s newest icebreaker has left its “birthplace” in Romania and is being towed to the Netherlands for completion.
On board the expedition ship “Roald Amundsen” several crew members fell ill with COVID-19 during a voyage.
A very curious polar bear has caused confusion on the west coast of Svalbard for several days with its repeated visits at two stations.
A 20-foot container has been converted into a small hospital by the Australian Antarctic Division to help save lives at sea.
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