A papal visit to apologise for church abuses would not be unprecedented, but indigenous groups say it is essential
After a three-year break, the company Hvalur hf. wants to continue the actually unprofitable whaling in Icelandic fishing areas.
The €100,000 Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award will be awarded in two categories this year and nominations can now be submitted.
Artificial intelligence is being eyed as a way to keep traditional knowledge alive
The French icebreaker “Le Commandant Charcot” and the US icebreaker “Polar Star” are very close to each other when reaching the southernmost point for ships.
Actually, a Soyuz rocket was supposed to put 36 satellites of “OneWeb” into orbit next Saturday. Shortly before the planned launch, Roscosmos imposes conditions that are almost impossible to meet.
IAATO and national Antarctic research programs are again awarding fellowships and launching the search for young recipients.
Within the framework of the exhibition “The World in Faces”, which was shown for a several months at the UN in Geneva, Russian photographer Alexander Khimushin told with his photos five living stories about rare Arctic representatives of indigenous peoples of Russia.
Besides the best conditions for various skiing sports, Norway has even more to offer for the hardcore – perfect waves for surfers.
Population trends in the three Canadian territories differed considerably
Although there has always been rabies among Arctic foxes in Nunavut and the human population has been appropriately cautious about it, predictive models for future outbreaks are now being developed.
Visitors to the Ushuaia Yacht Club witnessed an unusual event. More than a dozen dolphins approached the shore and beached next to the pier.
Greenland’s lone athlete at the Winter Olympics must compete under the Danish flag
Around Andøya, whales can finally be seen again and the largest tour provider can bring guests closer to the gentle giants once more.
Italian extreme cyclist Omar Di Felice wants to promote compliance with the 1.5°C limits of the climate agreement with a tour in eight Arctic nations.
A branch of the Hurtigruten company, the captain of the “Roald Amundsen” and the ship’s doctor have been fined heavily for the 2020 COVID outbreak.
Europe’s largest center for virtual worlds and e-sports is to be built on the northern Norwegian island of Andøya.
IAATO, the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators, is strengthening its ambassador program and has officially declared April 25 as “Antarctic Ambassador Day.”
The northern part of Norway needs a new way for access due to avalanches
In the three Scandinavian countries, 96 wolves are to be culled. However, an injunction stopped the killing of 25 wolves in the protected area in Norway.
A failure to invest in maintenance is starting to show
Fuel residue contamination of drinking water in Iqaluit continues and officials have now shut down the water treatment plant.
Dealing with it will be hugely expensive
The omicron variant of the Sars-COV2 virus has also reached the polar regions and is causing great difficulties.