A single Adélie penguin made an errant landing in New Zealand, which some media outlets reported as a sign of climate change.
The Inuit Circumpolar Council now has a say in decisions, actions and policies of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
The former expedition ship “Akademik Ioffe” was seized in Denmark after the former Canadian company filed a lawsuit against the Russian owners.
With numerous events, the Geneva Cryosphere Hub forms a bridge from Switzerland to the climate conference in Glasgow.
The Alfred Wegener Institute is represented at the COP26 by several researchers, who will give presentations on the thawing of permafrost and on polar oceans, among other topics.
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.