Tag: polar regions


  • Whatever it takes

    The issue of marine litter may be approached in a number of ways. The widest recognition is usually given to initiatives focusing on prevention, such as raising the awareness of […]

  • Awfully Rotten Cabin & Co., Part Two

    In the previous post we explained, among others, where the Awfully Rotten Cabin (or Kapp Horn Hytte, as it’s usually referred to in official records) came from, how it’s changed […]

  • Awfully Rotten Cabin & Co.

    Today we’re going to tell you a little more about the Awfully Rotten Cabin, or Kapp Horn Hytte (which is how it’s referred to in official records). What stands behind […]

  • Not quite plain sailing

    A project is much like a baby. Before we got down to work, the idea seemed brilliant, the required amount of effort and commitment – reasonable, and the expected feeling […]

  • Destination: the Arctic

    If strolling along litter-strewn European beaches you ever console yourself with the thought of the far north – the last stronghold of wilderness, where beaches do not as yet look […]

  • What sprouted in a rotten cabin

    The idea to clean a stretch of Svalbard’s shoreline emerged one gloomy September afternoon in 2015, when – bored with excessive comfort of the Polish Polar Station Hornsund – we […]

  • Cleaning the Arctic, or Sørkapp Marine Litter Cleanup

    We are proud to announce that we have received 330,000 NOK from Svalbard Environmental Protection Fund for the realization of a project entitled Sørkapp Marine Litter Cleanup (Nr 18/70). Marine […]

  • Polar4Space

    Can polar regions be useful in space research? Answering this question was the aim of Polar4Space meeting organized jointly by the forScience Foundation and Telemetrica at the Institute of Tourism, […]