BLOG: Cracks in the cooking pot lid

By Øyvind Lundesgaard (Norwegian Polar Institute), Melissa…

Into the deep unknown central Arctic Basin

By cruise leaders JC2-2: Agneta Fransson (NPI) og Bodil Bluhm…

Aliens in the Arctic 

In a recent study a team of researchers have mapped invasive…

Excitement onboard the RV Kronprins Haakon

By scientist Nadjejda Espinel / Norwegian Polar Institute    After…

Interdisciplinary research in the Arctic

By Sebastian Gerland and Anette Wold, cruise leaders, Norwegian…

– Larger areas of ocean in the Arctic must be protected

By Helge M. Markusson, Fram Centre By compiling results…

How to avoid conflicts between polar bears and humans?

Polar bears have had Red List status as vulnerable since 2005.…

The polar bear’s diet

Other bears are terrestrial mammals, but the polar bear has…

Where do polar bears den?

The cubs are small and hairless at birth, and would quickly freeze…
polar bear

We follow the polar bear step-by-step

At the end of the 19th century, a more intensive winter hunt…

The safest transport to/from Troll

  We contemplated using Kronprins Haakon for the…

Student heads to the North Pole to study the South Pole

In Tromsø, the thermometer reads 21.9 degrees Celsius this…

Work ongoing on the largest Arctic expedition or Life in the dark and cold or What’s going on at the North Pole?

MOSAiC  is based on the German research icebreaker Polarstern,…
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Melting of an ice shelf in East Antarctica is linked to summer warming of the ocean surface

A joint research team from Norway and India is behind the study…

The East Greenland Current: a conveyor of Arctic climate change

We recovered 6 of our moorings with instruments full of new…