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Job opportunities in Antarctica

The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is now looking for workers for operations in Antarctica

Iceland considers introduction of wind power and strengthens circular economy

Iceland already produces plenty of clean energy, but the answer to meeting its climate goals may be blowing in the wind

Arctic energy, decarbonisation and hydrogen source

Arctic communities are growing and need energy. Decarbonised energy is attracting the interest of political decision-makers, investors and firms

Antarctica dispatch | Breathing in

Swiss Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research technician Matthias Jaggi reports on his expedition to Antarctica. In his first instalment, the thrill of the departure and the agony of the quarantine

Antarctica Dispatch | Free at last

SLF technician Matthias Jaggi reports on his expedition to Antarctica. In the second instalment, he gets out of quarantine and down to work

Now hiring: the post office at the end of the world

South Georgia is looking to recruit two postal employees for the 2023-2024 season. An attractive job offer for exceptional work in an exceptional place

Working as a Government Officer on South Georgia

The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has announced a vacancy for a Government Officer, fixed term position for 40 months with a start date of September 2023.

Antarctica Dispatches | Hot snow, cold hands

Swiss Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research technician Matthias Jaggi reports on his expedition to Antarctica. In his third instalment: lugging crates, digging holes and penal labour

Mendel’s contribution to polar science

The work being done at Mendel Polar Station sheds light on the past. That could help us understand our future

That year "Freddy Mercury" ruled Antarctica

It may still be six months until Wiffa, but it's never too early to start preparing for Antarctica's cultural (and perhaps mental-health) event of the year

Built for not-so-friendly skies

Antarctica is famous for a bird that doesn't fly, and an Otter that does

Telling vital stories

Early career polar scientists need to be more than just researchers, they must also be storytellers

How a labor shortage in Nuuk made Filipinos the second largest nationality in Greenland

Thibaut Vergoz photographer - the baptism of cold

Government of Greenland assess comments on new Parliament Act proposal limiting tourism activities

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