On board the expedition ship “Roald Amundsen” several crew members fell ill with COVID-19 during a voyage.
Like many other environmental regulations, the Trump administration recently reversed a ban on cruel hunting practices on Alaska’s wildlife
A very curious polar bear has caused confusion on the west coast of Svalbard for several days with its repeated visits at two stations.
The U.S. government approved a highly controversial road construction project through a ecologically valuable region.
The administrations of the British Antarctic Territories and South Georgia/South Sandwich have officially designated November 18 as Pride Day.
A tsunami warning was issued Tuesday night after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake had struck off Alaska’s southern coast.
A 20-foot container has been converted into a small hospital by the Australian Antarctic Division to help save lives at sea.
American Seafoods announces that 85 crew members of the “American Triumph” have tested positive for COVID-19.
PolarJournal, our online platform on polar affairs, is celebrating its first birthday today.
A new oil binder, the invention of a German company, could make the oil industry cleaner and at the same time protect the environment.
In Greenland, a debate is under way about the relocation of the Hans Egede statue in Nuuk, in which the population is to be asked for its opinion in more detail.
Dark clouds loom over tourism to the Antarctic four months before the start of the season due to the still prevailing COVID-19 pandemic.
A beluga, usually a high-arctic resident, was discovered near San Diego on the California coast.
In the Yamal tundra, reindeer of the Yamal-Nenets are to be made immune against anthrax.
The world’s northernmost newspaper, the “Svalbardposten”, is struggling with the economic impact of the COVID crisis despite more readers.
On the national holiday in Greenland, the statue of the Danish missionary Hans Egede was vandalized and shows that the debate on racism also affects Arctic peoples.
The Norwegian Council of State and King Harald V have set up a new committee for safety of shipping in Norwegian waters and brought AECO on board.
A trash collecting campaign in Longyearbyen shows that more and more waste is not being properly disposed of.
Several countries have announced that they will limit their national Antarctic programmes due to the COVID-19 pandemic next season.
A Royal Air Force civilian aircraft has made its maiden flight from the UK to the Falkland Islands without refueling, breaking two world records.
From 12th to 21st June, global cleanups will be used to commemorate Sarah Auffret and her tireless commitment for the environment.
PolarJournal, the Swiss information platform for polar affairs, published its 500th article today after less than a year.
The Covid-19 pandemic is exacerbating the situation of Inuit women and also delaying the drawing up of an action plan to remedy the situation.
Almost daily, a polar fox runs around on the airport grounds in Longyearbyen, sometimes forcing the pilots to dodging maneuvers.