Gunner George Porter, RMA:
Sledging toward Destiny (July 2010)
Adventure in the Canadian high arctic from historian Glenn M. Stein.
On Thinning Ice (July
Author Richard Ellis gives us an emotive report on his research into
the plight of the magnificent polar bear. One cannot fail to be moved.
The Arctic Fox Centre
Conservation and refurbished exhibition centre in Iceland.
Fire and Ice: Referend George Fisher,
RN (January 2010)
Historian and writer Glenn M. Stein looks at the fascinating life of
this early explorer.
Polar Bears on the Edge
Jennifer A. Smith shares the thrill of capturing polar bears on film
and begs the question, 'Where would the bears go?' one the ice has melted.
Drawn to the Arctic (July
Accomplished artist Julian Marshall gives us an animated account of
how the Arctic environment has inspired her over the years.
Joël Tettamanti – Greenland
Outstanding images by acclaimed Swiss photographer.
Nicola Rose: Dramatic Inspiration
in Iceland (July
Nicola describes her passion for dramatic scenery and how she translates
it onto canvass.
Clyde Holmes (1940 – 2008):
Finnish Connections (July
Unusual comparisons of Finnish and Welsh lakes.
One Summer at Khabarova
East meets West during the 1890s - and what was an English debutante
doing in the Russian Arctic?
Sea Ice Exhibition Centre
Unique new permanent exhibition opens in Iceland.
Siberian Tribe Struggle for Land Rights
A report on the Khanty's fight to retain their traditional lifestyle
and how the rest of the world can help by following the lead of Survival
Tracing Patterns of the North
Part One: From Byzantium to Bergen. Sigrid Quemby
and Gill Speirs follow the introduction of embroidery and textile designs
into Nordic culture.
Sverdrup Commemorated on Postage Stamps
Joint issue by Norway, Greenland and Canada to mark the 150th anniversary
of the Norwegian polar explorer's birth.
Stamps United (Oct.
Norse mythology related through the first issue of a new initiative
by the Nordic postal services.
The Scandinavia Philatelic Society
A British-based organization open to members worldwide promoting interest
in not only Scandinavian stamps, but also those of the Arctic and Antarctic
regions and expeditions.
Polar Heritage - Rubbish or Relics?
Ken Catford brings us up to date with information on a recent report
by the Polar Heritage Committee of ICOMOS.
Heidi Bradner - Photojournalist
Exclusive interview with award-winning photographer who captures the
spirit of the indigenous peoples of the North.
Strange Tails from the North
John Howell encounters Pavlovian Conditioning on his first taste of
Easter on the Arctic Circle
Birdwatching enthusiast Russell Boyman experiences the Finnish winter
Svalbard Coal - A Hundred Years
Industrial archaeology enthusiast Ken Catford explains how coal mining
began in Svalbard.
Demonizing the Wolf (Jan.
Where does the wolf stand in the world today?
Twelve People Asleep in a Choom!
Nineteenth-century travel in Siberia.
On the Edge (Nov.
Kathryn McCann gives an overview of environmental issues affecting our
precious polar wildlife.
ANWR: To drill or not to drill?
Looking at the issues concerning oil exploration in the Arctic National
Unitas Fratrum (May
An unusual account by Cyril Goodyear of how Christianity came to Labrador.
Going to the Dogs (May
David Clammer experiences dog-sledging Greenland style.
Sea Ice Incidents in Icelandic Waters
and their Monitoring (April 2003)
A report from Thor Jakobsson with charts and graphs.
Curse of the Drift Ice
An article from the magazine Icelandic Geographic, also by Thor Jakobsson.
Geysers of Iceland (April
The amazing power of mother nature.
Travel Alert Alaskan Style
Larry Stratton recalls a harsh lesson about travel expectations in the
Warm Feet in the Arctic
The beauty of traditional skin boots.
The Amur Tiger in Siberia
A look at this critically endangered species and the measures being
taken to save it.
Capturing and handling beluga whales
in the Canadian Arctic (Jan. 2003)
Report from Jack Orr, marine mammal management technician.
Svalbard's Dilemma (Dec.
Simon Roper describes the peace and beauty of Svalbard.
Svalbard: First encounter
- and last? (Dec. 2002)
Travel writer Andrew Stevenson's experience of Svalbard.
Down North in the Sixties
Chris Rolton recalls life in Labrador in the 1960s.