Environment Forum

‘Not enough ice to make a margarita’

September 21, 2009

Scientists aboard the Russian research vessel Professor Khromov spent the weekend collecting samples of water, sealife and ocean-floor mudĀ at a spot in the western Arctic Ocean that in most years would be covered with sea ice.

Zodiac man gets his day

August 30, 2009

Rodney Russ lives for the times he is at the rudder of a Zodiac.

For the owner of Heritage Expeditions, the New Zealand-based company that is operating the Russian research ship Professor Khromov in the Bering Sea, the more challenging the conditions the better.

Fishing for information, Part II

August 27, 2009

The last of the data-gathering moorings to be plucked from the Bering Sea proved to be the most troublesome.