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Evolving into a Village

13 September 2018 | Helen Czerski

Life on Oden has taken a different turn in the past ten days, and it seems to be a very natural evolutionary step from where we were at the halfway point. The ship has a completely different feel about it, and I didn’t really see it coming at all. We are evolving into a village.

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What happens to species when the climate changes?

11 August 2017

This summer Patrícia Pečnerová from The Swedish Museum of Natural History, is going to Wrangel Island. Originally it was a small hill in the Siberian mainland, but about 10,000 years ago when the last Ice Age ended, sea level rose due to temperature rise and it became what we today know as the Wrangel Island.

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Polar bear in base camp

7 August 2017 | Anders Angerbjörn

The young polar bears are often wandering around the island, curious and inexperienced. One late night a young female polar bear visited our camp. I went out in my long johns tails and went around the corner of the house . The polar bear did not see me and I did not see the polar bear. But Alexei Tichonov saw her from her window and shouted: Go into house! Polar bear very close!

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Fältarbete på Tjaunflodens delta

24 July 2017 | Rasmus Erlandsson

Den stora sovjetiska helikoptern sänker sig över tundran. Vi har suttit som klistrade vid fönstrena, men det är inte helt enkelt att hålla orienteringen. Vi har sett några små hus här och där under flygningen från Peveks flygplats, men jag lyckades inte få någon vidare överblick av forskningsstationen i Tjaunflodens delta, innan vi plötsligt står på marken. En i besättningen hoppar ut ur helikoptern och kollar landningsställen. Motorn tystnar och rotorn börjar sakta in.

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