Polar Exploration

Shackleton Endurance Ship discovered

Another Famous Polar Ship Found! Shackleton’s Endurance in Prime Condition

After 107 years, the mystery of where in Antarctic...

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Elks are too smart for their own good: Elk...

As COVID Eases, Arctic Expeditions Resume

Even after the early lockdowns lifted, severe travel restrictions...

Tip: To Avoid Frostbite at Polar Temperatures, Cut Off the Elastic Cuff on Gloves

The first time I realized that your circulation is...
Photo Tete-Michel Kpomassie, the first african in greenland

At 80, Greenland’s First African Visitor Returns to Live Out His Final Years in the Arctic

In the summer of 1965, Tété-Michel Kpomassie became the...
arctic cycling omar di felice

8 Arctic Countries, 4,000 km by Bike in Winter

On February 2, ultra-distance Italian cyclist Omar Di Felice...

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Behind Those Viral Polar Bear Images: Photographer Dmitry Kokh Tells How He Took Them

In the last week, haunting images of polar bears...

Arctic Hare Travels A Record 388Km

As satellite tracking has become more common, we've learned...

Two Italians are Cycling 1,200Km Through the Coldest Part of Siberia

On January 13, at the coldest time of year,...

Great Explorers: Suersaq, aka Hans Hendrik

Hans Henrik was an unusual polar explorer. He went...

Bear Attack: Never Let Your Guard Down

During a 30-day canoe expedition in Canada's central Labrador...
Antarctic Gentoo penguin and chick Photo Arne Beruldsen

Scientists Discover New Gentoo Penguin Colony in Antarctica

Scientists have discovered a newly established colony of 75...
Kuwaiti explorer Yousef Al-Refai, TK, is now the youngest individual to have climbed all of the Volcanic Seven Summits.

Updated: Kuwaiti Mountaineer Completes Volcanic Seven Summits

Kuwaiti mountaineer Yousef Al-Refai has become just the 24th...

Antarctic Expeditions Wrap Up

Our final Antarctic update of the season covers Masatatsu...

Antarctic Book Collection Up for Sale

If you live near London, England and love stories...
undersea fiber optic cable

Something (or Someone) Broke Svalbard’s Internet; Authorities Seek Answers

Believe it or not, Svalbard, Norway has famously reliable...

World’s Largest Fish Hatchery Found off Antarctica

On the sea floor of Antarctica's Weddell Sea, researchers...

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A passion for the natural world drives many of...

Antarctica: Kite-Skiers Make the Pole, But Abe Won’t Finish

Last week, Preet Chandi finished her Hercules Inlet to...
doomsday glacier researchship

Scientists Embark For ‘Doomsday Glacier’ Seeking Rate of Decay

If the tongue of the Thwaites Glacier collapses, we're...

Antarctica: Running Out of Time

In this week's update, Preet Chandi arrives at the...

World’s Northernmost Outhouses

In a recent story, one of our writers wondered...

On Wrangel Island, Poop is an Inappropriate Word

Once upon an earlier time, I joined a group...

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