Arctic & Antarctica
Arctic & Antarctica
Energy

Arctic: Russia’s Floating Nuclear Plant Arrives in Pevek

Russia's first floating nuclear power plant has reached its final destination in the country's remote Far East after a three-week, 5,000-kilometer journey.

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

NASA Visualization Shows Decline of Arctic Sea Ice Over the Past 35 Years

This NASA visualization shows a rapid decline in Arctic Sea ice over the last 35 years. In the 1st week of January 1988, over 1.2 million sq. miles were covered by sea ice 4 years of age or older, compared with just over 44,000 sq. miles in the same week in 2019.

Arctic & Antarctica
Property

Russia Confirms Discovery of Five More Islands

The hydrographic group of Russia's Northern Fleet has confirmed the discovery of five islands in Vise Bay on the Kara coast of the Northern Novaya Zemlya island.

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

Scientists Find High Levels of Plastics in Arctic Snow

Scientists say they have found high levels of small plastic particles in Arctic snow. Their findings provide more evidence that plastic is entering Earth’s atmosphere and traveling great distances around the planet.

Arctic & Antarctica
Waterways

As sea ice melts, momentum grows for Nome’s Arctic port plan

As ice melts around the Bering strait – the body of water separating the USA and Russia – the Alaskan city of Nome plans to expand its existing port into the only deep-water port in United States Arctic waters.

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

Alaska's Bering Sea is feeling the effects of warm winters

This year in Alaska, an abnormal rise in temperature has, like in much of the north, disrupted communities and the environment

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