The North Pole platform “Severny Polyus”, which is currently under construction, has a captain: the experienced and well-known Captain Sergey Nesterov is to take the helm from the fall of 2022.
The increase in rabies cases in Arctic foxes in Nunavut appears to be related to a large increase in the fox population.
Since mid-December, the drinking water supply in Nunavut’s capital had been restored. But just 6 days later, it was compromised again.
PolarJournal strengthens its editorial team by working with US journalist Kevin McGwin
Prince Albert II of Monaco is planning a visit to Svalbard this summer in memory of his ancestor Albert I.
The chefs of Koks will bring their uncompromising approach to taking food with them. The country’s tourism industry is more interested in what they will leave behind.
A small part of the Greenlandic population does something good for a healthy cardiovascular system by eating sweets. A genetic variation is responsible for this.
The COVID virus has reached the Belgian Antarctic station “Princess Elisabeth Antarctica”, where currently 16 out of 25 people have tested positive.
The year 2021 was a polarizing year in many ways, also in the Arctic and Antarctic. But a look back nourishes hope for the coming 2022.
Cinia and telecom company Far North Digital announced joint efforts to build a fiber optic cable system connecting Europe and Asia.
The PolarJournal team wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
The maiden voyage of the new Australian icebreaker “Nuyina” had to be postponed due to problems with the alarm and monitoring system.
Snow goggles have been a useful tool against snow blindness for thousands of years among the indigenous peoples of the Arctic who live in the ice and snow.
Notwithstanding awareness and general concerns on the part of environment and climate protection, White Desert is convinced that flights to Antarctica can be carried out more and more sustainably.
Robert Johansen has started a microbrewery in Longyearbyen to produce a real Svalbard beer. For the time being, an old Norwegian law from 1928 stood in the way.
A book that breathes life into a ship: The biography of the “Cape Race” shows how the small ship turned from a fishing trawler to an elegant expedition ship.
The International Arctic Hub platform has been active for about a year and went online with its new website a few days ago.
The Danish Film Institute has been digitizing historical films about Greenland for years, which are freely available online.
The Danish PM Mette Frederiksen plans a second official apology to the survivors of a failed social experiment conducted by Denmark in the 1950s, but this time in Greenland and in person.
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.
As a side event to COP26, the Society for Threatened Peoples Switzerland held an event that looked at the difficulties of indigenous communities in the Arctic.
With numerous events, the Geneva Cryosphere Hub forms a bridge from Switzerland to the climate conference in Glasgow.