Latest Drift ice Stories

2009-04-13 08:13:32

Gaining insights into the nature of sea ice.

2008-08-22 06:50:00

Observers flying over Alaska's northwest coast spotted nine polar bears in one day swimming in the open ocean. Warming conditions are forcing bears to make riskier, long-distance swims to stable sea ice or land.

2008-04-14 11:25:00

For the first time, a German has taken part in a Russian drift expedition and has explored the atmosphere above the central Arctic during the polar night.

Word of the Day
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.