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

Antarctica: The Home Stretch for Some, A Long Way to Go for Others

In this week's update, Preet Chandi flies into the...

Top 10 Expeditions of 2021: #3: Canada North to South

Over the last 12 months, ExplorersWeb has documented incredible...

Science Links of the Week

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Antarctic Roundup: Another Evacuation

This week in Antarctica features more drama. Another expedition...
antarctic ice shelves

Live, Ancient Creatures Found in Pitch Black ‘Oasis’ Beneath Antarctic Shelf

Floating atop Antarctica’s Weddell Sea in 2018, a team...

Antarctica: Expeditions in Trouble

In this week's Antarctic roundup, one expedition aborts and...

Winter Himalayan Teams Reach Base Camps. Plus: Sherpas to Antarctica

Winter officially begins in one week, and some teams...

Antarctica Update: An Eclipse and a Major Route Change

For most Antarctic expeditions, the weather has improved in...
world's coldest school

Kids in World’s Coldest Town Finally Get a ‘Snow Day’ — at -60°C

Oymyakon, in extreme northeastern Siberia, is the world's coldest...

Science Links of the Week

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Antarctic Update: Sastrugi and Soft Snow

Antarctic expeditions setting out from Hercules Inlet have started...

Great Survival Stories: Tyson’s Wonderful Drift

The 1871-1873 Polaris expedition made it as far north...

Antarctic Expeditions on the Move

After a gap year because of COVID, the Antarctic...

Zara Rutherford, Round-the-World Pilot, Stuck in Russia

Nineteen-year-old Zara Rutherford's bid to become the youngest woman...

Exploratory Cuisine: Sled Dogs

On one of my visits to Greenland’s capital Nuuk,...

Interview: Guillaume Moreau on 7,600km Through the Canadian Wilderness

After 234 days and 7,600km, Guillaume Moreau and Nicolas...

Great Explorers: the Inuit Shaman Qitdlarssuaq

The Qitdlarssuaq story has not been made into a...

Antarctic Kite-Ski Crossing Ready to Begin

The coronavirus wiped out the 2020-2021 Antarctic season and...

Antarctic Triathlon: 5,300km from Patagonia to the South Pole

On November 20, Antonio de la Rosa will begin...

Canadian Expedition Finishes a Near North-South Traverse

After nearly eight months and 7,600km, Guillaume Moreau and...

Science Links of the Week

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the sphinx snow patch

Famous UK Snow Patch Fully Melts For Just 8th Time in 300 Years

The Sphinx, a well-known snow patch in the Cairngorms...

Great Explorers: Fredrik Hjalmar Johansen

While Fridtjof Nansen and Roald Amundsen sought fame and...

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