After years of opposition from indigenous people, a Swiss energy company has reconsidered its investment in a Norwegian wind power project.
Australia’s new icebreaker “RSV Nuyina” left the shipyard on August 31, 2021 and began its 24,000 km journey home. She is expected in Hobart at the end of October.
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.
The latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) paints a bleak picture. Global warming is accelerating, extreme weather is becoming more frequent.
Chile aims to consolidate its position as the most important gateway to West Antarctica with its Antarctic Center for Research, Logistics and Education in Punta Arenas.
The main function of JSC is the production of fiber optic cables for the project of construction of the trans-Arctic communication line from Murmansk to Vladivostok.
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.
In a recent review article, scientists highlight consequences of weathering and degradation processes in plastics and warn of potentially irreversible pollution.
An NGO in Norway wants to rid the country’s beaches of plastic waste by 2025 and is relying on volunteers and politics.
A very special feathered guest is currently once again delighting visitors to a nature reserve in Yorkshire, England.
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.
Indigenous representatives from the far north of Russia recently visited Switzerland to demand action from the subsidiaries of the Norilsk oil spill.
The most exclusive hair salon in the world is located on Ross Island in Antarctica. To get a haircut on the spot is practically impossible for the ‘common man’.
Swiss banks may not be allies of indigenous communities. But their financial clout could push companies to change their business practices.
Historian and polar guide Dmitry “Mitya” Kiselev writes in his book about the first Soviet Arctic station on Franz Josef Land, which was a pioneer in many aspects.
Today at 10:12 CET a solar eclipse will be visible in large parts of the Arctic, but also in other parts of the northern hemisphere.