We give you regularly updated news about polar research, management, expeditions, outreach, Arctic and Antarctic wildlife, and more.

  • Why Antarctica is melting?

    Melting at the base of Antarctica's Fimbul Ice Shelf is driven by warm surface water, as well as intermittent pulses of warmer, deeper water.

  • Newly discovered source of heat contributes to Antarctic melting

    Sun-heated surface water contributes towards melting under ice shelves in Dronning Maud Land.

  • Ministers visit Antarctica

    Several of the world's environment ministers and climate advisers are now on their way home after a successful vistit to Norway's Troll Research Station in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica.

  • Traverse completed

    February 21 at 4 pm, 1600 UTC, the Norwegian-American Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica 2007-2009 rolled in to Troll Station. The field part of this large IPY project has been successfully completed.