Arctic&Antarctic

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s unique ecosystems

Invasive species ‘hitchhiking’ on ships threaten Antarctica’s...

Marine life hitching a ride on ocean-crossing ships poses a threat to Antarctica’s...

Australia’s new icebreaker RSV Nuyina heads south

Australia’s new icebreaker RSV Nuyina heads south

Australia’s new Antarctic icebreaker RSV Nuyina departed Hobart this afternoon on...

RRS Sir David Attenborough arrives in Antarctica for the first time

RRS Sir David Attenborough arrives in Antarctica for the...

After calling at Rothera, the RRS Sir David Attenborough will continue its mission...

Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than we thought, study finds

Arctic Ocean started getting warmer decades earlier than...

The Arctic Ocean has been getting warmer since the beginning of the 20th century—decades...

Study finds increasing potential for toxic algal blooms in a warming Alaskan Arctic

Study finds increasing potential for toxic algal blooms...

Warming Arctic presents potential new threats to humans and marine wildlife

South Africa wants to explore Antarctica using Ukrainian icebreaker

South Africa wants to explore Antarctica using Ukrainian...

South Africa is interested to study Antarctica together with Ukraine using capabilities...

NASA satellites show how clouds respond to Arctic sea ice change

NASA satellites show how clouds respond to Arctic sea ice...

Clouds are one of the biggest wildcards in predictions of how much and how fast...

Ukrainians in Antarctica will make souvenirs from plastic waste

Ukrainians in Antarctica will make souvenirs from plastic...

Antarctica has strict rules for waste management: a person does not have to leave...

Ukraine bought British James Clark Ross icebreaker

Ukraine bought British James Clark Ross icebreaker

On the eve of Independence Day, Ukraine acquired British icebreaker James Clark...

Akvaplan-niva leading new project on Polar Front ecology

Akvaplan-niva leading new project on Polar Front ecology

Akvaplan-niva has been awarded funding from the Research Council of Norway to study...

Marine bacteria in Canadian Arctic capable of biodegrading diesel and oil

Marine bacteria in Canadian Arctic capable of biodegrading...

These permanently cold waters are seeing increasing industrial activity related...

Seattle-based icebreaker will make Northwest Passage transit in new Arctic mission

Seattle-based icebreaker will make Northwest Passage transit...

A Seattle-based Coast Guard icebreaker damaged by a shipboard fire in 2020 is back...

Ukraine allocates funds for a new icebreaker for Antarctic expeditions

Ukraine allocates funds for a new icebreaker for Antarctic...

The Ukrainian government has allocated funds for the purchase of a research vessel...

National Geographic recognizes Southern Ocean as Earth's 5th ocean

National Geographic recognizes Southern Ocean as Earth's...

Nat Geo cartographers say the swift current circling Antarctica keeps the waters...

Study: Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected

Study: Arctic sea ice thinning faster than expected

Sea ice in the coastal regions of the Arctic may be thinning up to twice as fast...

Sustaining the Arctic Data Center enables research advances by using open data

Sustaining the Arctic Data Center enables research advances...

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has reaffirmed its commitment to data archiving...

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