After finding orcas trapped in sea ice, employees of the Russian Emergency Ministry jumped right into the chilling water to free them. A cool rescue mission, in every sense of the word.
Russia's summer vacationers are setting their sights on a tiny Bulgarian town along the Black Sea. Many local residents welcome the visitors and the rubles they bring. Others are more skeptical.
Julia Gourley, America’s senior Arctic official, tells DW how the far North is changing in light of melting sea ice and newly discovered resources. The Arctic still remains a peaceful place, she says. For now...
Climate change is melting Arctic sea ice, opening new fishing grounds. In response to a Greenpeace campaign, the fishing industry has voluntarily imposed a ban on expanding trawling to previously ice-covered areas.
As climate change melts the Arctic sea ice, industrial fishing fleets are advancing further north in search of cod. Bad news for the pristine ecosystem, says Greenpeace expert Frida Bengtsson, in an interview with DW.
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