We give you regularly updated news about polar research, management, expeditions, outreach, Arctic and Antarctic wildlife, and more.
Travel log from Bouvetøya
After recovering from our initial shock of seeing large chunks of Nyrøysa gone since the last expedition in 2001-2002, we got going with the work we're actually here to do!
Weather, wind and activity on Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island)
The area where the Norwegian Polar Institute’s field station was located on Bouvetøya (Bouvet Island) has been taken by a landslide, report NPI scientists currently working on the island. Read their report from the most remote island on Earth.
Norwegian activity in Antarctica at new highs
Whaling at the end of the last century excepted, Norwegian activity in Antarctica has never been as high as today. Currently the Norwegian Polar Institute has people in five different parts of the continent. “The current high Norwegian presence in Antarctica is due to heavy scientific activity”, says Bjørn Fossli Johansen, head of Environmental Management and Mapping Department at the Norwegian Polar Institute.