Captured off the coast of Baffin Island in the high Arctic, images show three tiny polar bear cubs struggling to keep their heads above the water as they swim along.
As the Arctic Ocean melts and the waters stay unfrozen all year round, secrets hidden in the ice are slowly being exposed. One such secret reappeared in August when a Nazi weather station from World War II was rediscovered by Russian scientists on an island just 1,000...
Industry analyst and environmental consultant Dagmar Schmidt Etkin, PhD, takes a hard look at a rapidly shifting operational landscape in the Arctic. Always an honest broker of information, Etkin tells it like it is. Oil spill risk is present anywhere that oil is present in reservoirs…
The Lyngen Alps of Norway are worth every single mile you travel to get there.
Tuco Marine’s Arctic Workboat Daughter Craft is Marine News' October 2016 Boat of the Month. Danish producer Tuco Marine has introduced an all new Arctic Workboat Daughter Craft. Developed in response to international requests and specifications…
Arctic sea ice is disappearing. The area covered by sea ice is half what it was 30 years ago but it is also only 1/4 as thick as well. Sea ice is a measure of global temperatures. Are we smart enough to heed the warning? There’s More To Disappearing Arctic Sea Ice Than Meets The Eye was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
When you're lost in the icy wilderness, these steps will help you survive and be rescued.
Open from the beginning of December to the end of March, this is the quintessential Northern Lights viewing base, far from city light pollution and by a frozen lake. For accommodation, choose between luxury en-suite glass igloos and enchantingly illuminated SnowHotel rooms.
Kakslauttanen has expanded from humble beginnings to two separate East and West ‘Villages’ of cosy log cabin chalets, glass and snow igloos, hybrid log-and-glass igloos, and restaurants. The Northern Lights are a priority and the resort is right in the zone for optimal aurora viewing.
The hyped UK band namedrop Arcade Fire, The Killers, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys, and The Maccabees as influences. Even if their sound is familiar, it's fun and pretty damn catchy. Continue reading…
Two conferences in early October couldn't have been more different: one was energy storage; the other about the future of the Arctic Circle. Yet, they are related as we all become Arctic nations.
As climate change accelerates permafrost thawing, what can be done to maintain the resource-rich hubs Russia relies on? The post Arctic Cities Crumble as Climate Change Thaws Permafrost appeared first on WIRED.
From the Arctic to the tropics, ocean acidification changes life in the sea. By absorbing manmade carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, the ocean slows down global climate change. But in seawater, the greenhouse gas causes a chemical reaction with far-reaching consequences: carbonic acid is formed, and the pH drops. Many plants and animals that […]
Built on a hillside on the Arctic Circle, the Arctic TreeHouse Hotel, a resort of cubic chalets with wide north-facing windows, is an ingenious solution to combining snug comfort with Northern Lights viewing, as well as being a great base for other Arctic pursuits.
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A group of young people have filed suit against the government of Norway seeking to invalidate Arctic drilling licenses issues to foreign companies. The suit is supported by Our Children's Trust. Norwegian Youths Sue Their Government Over Climate Change was originally posted on: PlanetSave. Show More Summary
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit against energy-rich Norway on Tuesday to stop oil drilling in the Barents Sea.
Environmental groups filed a lawsuit against energy-rich Norway on Tuesday to stop oil drilling in the Barents Sea. Greenpeace Nordic and Norwegian group Natur og Ungdom (Nature and Youth) accused the government of violating the Paris...Show More Summary
There’s a thriving surf scene in Norway’s Lofoten Islands, above the Arctic Circle, where the waves are cold and the air is colder.