Nybyen, the back part of Longyearbyen, is threatened by avalanches and has been partially evacuated by the authorities.
In Longyearbyen, the only supermarket is undergoing a renovation and will offer a massively enlarged assortment.
The long-awaited volcanic eruption in southwest Iceland has now become a reality.
A walrus that turned up on the Irish coast just before Ireland’s St. Patrick’s Day, has caused a big media stir.
Authorities report increased die-offs of yellow-eyed penguins and a decline in little penguins in parts of New Zealand.
A Sysselman-imposed closure of several fjord areas on Svalbard has drawn fierce criticism from local tour operators and residents.
Fairbanks is home to the Ice Art Championships, one of the largest ice sculpture competitions and exhibitions in the world. These take place in February and March.
An unspecified number of tourists have to be quarantined in Svalbard because they have been in contact with a COVID infected person.
Due to climate change, temperatures are also rising in Greenland. The country is facing great changes. Residents dream of flourishing gardens and farms.
The local government of Semersooq, which includes the Greenlandic capital Nuuk, places humpback whales under protection in its fjord.
A polar bear attacked and injured a man in the east of the main island of Sptsbergen, and the bear was shot.
The sensational project “The Whale” has finally been given the green light in Andenes and is set to take visitors into the world of whales from 2023.
Basler Kantonalbank is using the Antarctic and Arctic in Basel to promote more sustainable financial investments.
Two people were killed in an avalanche on a remote island in the European Arctic Ocean. They were two civilian employees of the military station.
Microsoft has officially made Inuktitut, the language of the Inuit people of Canada, available for translation in many of its products.
The Falkland Islands are growing increasingly frustrated at the UK’s lack of support to avert the economic consequences of Brexit.
The strongest earthquake ever measured with 7.0 on the scale has hit the northern region of the Antarctic Peninsula.
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.