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It Hit 80 Degrees in the Arctic This Week

It Hit 80 Degrees in the Arctic This Week

This story will provide important context for the headline, and I encourage you to read it—but really, the headline tells you what you need to know: It was 80 degrees Fahrenheit above the Arctic
The Arctic Is Unraveling as a Massive Heat Wave Grips the Region

The Arctic Is Unraveling as a Massive Heat Wave Grips the Region

It wouldn’t be spring in the climate change era without a massive heat wave in the Arctic. Read more...
Siberian Wildfires Have Burned an Area More Than Three Times the Size of Delaware

Siberian Wildfires Have Burned an Area More Than Three Times the Size of Delaware

It’s spring in an era of rapid climate change so that means Russia is being lit up by monster fires. But in an era of coronavirus, a confluence of factors has made the wildfires even worse.Read
Russian driver encounters rare endangered Amur Tiger walking down the road (VIDEO)

Russian driver encounters rare endangered Amur Tiger walking down the road (VIDEO)

I would have completely lost it. On a road in the Far East of Russia, a driver is reported to have spotted one of the world’s most endangered big cats, an Amur tiger, and captured this amazing video.
Russia Admits the Coronavirus Is Taking Hold After Months of Denial

Russia Admits the Coronavirus Is Taking Hold After Months of Denial

The mayor of hard-hit Moscow acknowledged that “the situation is becoming increasingly problematic.”
Russia Admits the Coronavirus Is Taking Hold After Months of Denial

Russia Admits the Coronavirus Is Taking Hold After Months of Denial

The mayor of hard-hit Moscow acknowledged that “the situation is becoming increasingly problematic.”
The Next Pandemic Could Be Hiding in the Arctic Permafrost

The Next Pandemic Could Be Hiding in the Arctic Permafrost

In the summer of 2016, a heatwave washed over Europe, thawing permafrost in the north. In the Arctic soil of Siberia, bacteria began stirring—anthrax, to be specific. The thawing, shifting ground

Ruble’s Drop Eases Pain of Lower Bitcoin Prices for Russia’s Miners

The global market meltdown has indirectly benefited Russia's bitcoin miners, even as the cryptocurrency's price tumbled along with other assets.
Interview: Woman Spends Months in Siberia Documenting Lives of Nomadic Reindeer Herders

Interview: Woman Spends Months in Siberia Documenting Lives of Nomadic Reindeer Herders

Documentary photographer Alegra Ally has dedicated her life to telling the stories of indigenous people around the world. Since she was a teenager, she has spent time with remote tribes in Papua New
Diverse Faces Of Siberia: Beautiful Portraits Of The Indigenous People Of Siberian Region Captured By The Photographer Alexander Khimushin

Diverse Faces Of Siberia: Beautiful Portraits Of The Indigenous People Of Siberian Region Captured By The Photographer Alexander Khimushin

Alexander Khimushin just took a backpack and went to travel around the world. He has been to 84 countries and...
‘Siberia’: Film Review

‘Siberia’: Film Review

“Siberia” is the sixth film Abel Ferrara has made with Willem Dafoe, and by the end of it, were it not for vivid memories of past collaborations with Harvey Keitel and Christopher Walken, it would be
This bird has been frozen for 46,000 years, and scientists just found it

This bird has been frozen for 46,000 years, and scientists just found it

Finding fossils of creatures that lived millions of years ago is one thing, but some parts of our planet offer scientists the unique opportunity to discover ancient creatures that are essentially
Bird That Looks Like It Died Yesterday Turns Out to Be 46,000 Years Old

Bird That Looks Like It Died Yesterday Turns Out to Be 46,000 Years Old

On Jacquelyn Gill’s first day doing field work at the Siberian permafrost caves during the summer of 2018, a local fossil hunter approached her with a dead bird in his hands. The translator hadn’t yet
Arctic Dining: Think Frozen Sashimi, With a Side of Reindeer Blood

Arctic Dining: Think Frozen Sashimi, With a Side of Reindeer Blood

Fishermen and reindeer herders in northern Siberia have long snacked on raw, frozen fish and meat. Shaved thin and often dipped in sauce, the dish is one of Russia’s hidden delicacies.
Arctic Dining: Think Frozen Sashimi, With a Side of Reindeer Blood

Arctic Dining: Think Frozen Sashimi, With a Side of Reindeer Blood

Fishermen and reindeer herders in northern Siberia have long snacked on raw, frozen fish and meat. Shaved thin and often dipped in sauce, the dish is one of Russia’s hidden delicacies.
Russians Under Coronavirus Quarantine in Siberia Put on Social Media Show

Russians Under Coronavirus Quarantine in Siberia Put on Social Media Show

Over 140 Russians have been quarantined in Siberia after returning from the coronavirus outbreak area in Hubei province. The detainees are confined to their rooms but have been putting on a lively
These bizarre ‘ice rings’ in the world’s largest freshwater lake finally have an explanation

These bizarre ‘ice rings’ in the world’s largest freshwater lake finally have an explanation

For several decades now, the world's largest freshwater lake held a mystery that left scientists scratching their heads. Lake Baikal, located in Russia's frigid Siberia, freezes over every winter. But
Russians Leaving China over Coronavirus to Quarantine in Siberia

Russians Leaving China over Coronavirus to Quarantine in Siberia

Russia announced on Tuesday that it will establish a quarantine zone in Siberia for planeloads of Russian nationals evacuated from China’s Hubei province, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.
El edificio habitado de Siberia que se ha convertido en un iceberg

El edificio habitado de Siberia que se ha convertido en un iceberg

El agua congelada de las tuberías ha convertido un bloque de viviendas de la ciudad de Irkutsk en una pesadilla para sus vecinos
Un empresario ruso pone a la venta una aldea habitada por cerca de 300.000 euros

Un empresario ruso pone a la venta una aldea habitada por cerca de 300.000 euros

El paquete incluye 45 casas de campesinos, que están preocupados por perder las tierras