Polar Research

“Don’t Let a Polar Bear Eat My Remains”: Paul Bjorvig’s Adventures on Franz Josef Land

The Norwegian Paul Bjorvig (1857-1935) usually isn’t considered a...

Natural Wonders: The Smoking Hills

In 1850, the Irish explorer Robert McClure saw smoke...

Polar Bears Prey on Reindeer

Polar bears eat mainly ring seals, a small arctic...
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Famous Exploration Ship, the USS Bear, Found at Last

On October 14, the U.S. Coast Guard and the...

A Viking Invasion

Until the early years of the 20th century, the...

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Solar flares – like this one captured by a NASA satellite orbiting the Sun – eject huge amounts of radiation. Image: NASA via Wikicommons

Solar Flare Causes Geomagnetic Storm, Aurora Expected In Northern Reaches

On Saturday, October 9, specialists at NASA's Solar Dynamics...

Hiking to Atlantic City, By Way of Jan Mayen

“You won’t see any other souls on the island...

Dream Jobs: Work Available in Antarctica

Antarctic Logistics and Expeditions, a guide company specializing in...

Roundup of 2021 Antarctica Expeditions

Last year, Antarctica Logistics & Expeditions (ALE) hung on...

South Pole Records Coldest Winter Ever

Antarctica remains in a near-record deep freeze. But scientists...

Out of the Wild: After Six Months, Canadian Expedition Hits Pavement

When Guillaume Moreau and Nicolas Roulx left Baker Lake,...

Masatatsu Abe Takes on a Historic Route to the South Pole

Japanese explorer and rickshaw driver Masatatsu Abe hopes to...
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Cyclist Grinds Out New FKT Across Iceland: Over 400 Km, Less Than 20 Hours

A millennial from Texas just became the first person...

Villanueva and Team Report 5 New Big Walls in East Greenland

Between a notable first ascent by an Italian-Swiss-French team...

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Here at ExWeb, when we’re not outdoors, we get...
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New Northernmost Island Discovered? Maybe Not

Northern Greenland's most prolific explorer suspects that the "new"...

Weekend (Not So) Warm-Up: Exit the North Pole

In 2019, two arctic explorers battled across the arctic...

Legends Series: Naomi Uemura

Few explorers radiate the unassuming, endearing, and gentle image...
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New Big Wall Climb in East Greenland

A three-person team of Matteo Della Bordella (Italy), Silvan...

Natural Wonders: Underwater Icicle

A silent killer forms below sea ice and freezes...

Exploration Mysteries: The Disappearance of Henry Hudson

For someone whose name is plastered all across North...
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Boomer, McNair-Landry Finish Epic 42-Day Baffin Adventure

Arctic breakup season, when the skin of ice covering...

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