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Franz Josef Land Expedition: (Halfway Point) Camaraderie, Collaboration & New Discoveries

Lucie McNeil sat down with Maria Gavrilo, Deputy Director of Science, Russian Arctic National Park, Franz Josef Land for a mid-expedition update.

Franz Josef Land Expedition: A Closer Look at Russia’s Arctic National Park

We asked Irina Skalina, Head of the Education & Outreach Group, Arctic National Park today to share some of what her team is working on aboard the MS Polaris.

Franz Josef Land Expedition: Oh Give Me a Home, Where the Walruses Roam

National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala is setting off to explore Franz Josef Land, one of the most remote archipelagos in the world, only 900 km from the North Pole. Home to polar bears, whales, seals and more, the team will investigate how global warming may be affecting this crucial ecosystem in ways we still do not fully comprehend.  Follow his adventures…