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Ancient sediments found on the seafloor of the Arctic

Window into the past: researchers on board Polarstern find ancient sediments on the seafloor of the Arctic

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Current Polar Sea Ice Situation

Ongoing Retreat in the Arctic, new maximum in the Antarctic

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Great Pacific Race: ExWeb interview with Chris Martin, Race Director

Crew Uniting Nations, Craig Hackett, Junho Choi, Caspar Zafer and Andre Kiers, won the 2,100nm race in 43 days 5 hours 30 minutes

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Paddlers journey through Canada for Nachvak River descent

Erik Boomer, Ben Stookesberry, Chris Korbulic, Pedro Oliva and Noah Kujjuac (Expedition Torngat)

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Heads up: Source-to-Sea Sri Lanka’s longest river

Two Britons, Ian Packham and Kerim Morris, plan to paddle and hike the Mahaweli Ganga

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Tara Remington and adaptive rower Angela Madsen arrived in Hawaii

60 days and 2500 miles (4000 km) on the Northern Pacific Ocean

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Northwest Passage paddle: Kevin Valley recalls, while Anne Quemere turns back

A year ago Vallely and team were in a similar place in similar conditions, while Quemere is thwarted by the wind

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ExWeb Interview: West Hansen, First Paddle Source-to-Sea on the Volga River, with Jeff Wueste

West Hansen reflects on paddling Europe’s longest river with partner Jeff Wueste

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Double circumnavigation attempt: ExWeb Interview with Angelo Wilkie-Page

There is no ‘Circumnavigate the World Twice for Dummies’ handbook that gives you a step-by-step guide

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New discoveries on the seafloor

AWI scientists name previously unknown underwater mountains after Nelson Mandela and a figure out of the novel “The 13½ Lives of Captain Bluebear”

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Heads up: Angelo Wilkie-Page for Double Human-powered Circumnavigation

The South African plans around-the-world East to West and then Pole to Pole

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ExWeb interview with Chris Hayward (19): first ascent of the Murray River

Fears are expelled with knowledge and confrontation

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Anne Quemere to kayak 2500 nm in the Northwest Passage

Depending on ice conditions, Inuvik to Pond Inlet

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Adaptive rower Angela Madsen and Tara Remington at sea

US Paralympic athlete and New Zealand rower team up

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West Hansen and Jeff Wueste paddling the Volga River

2300 miles (3700 km) through Russia

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7 rivers, 7 continents: Mark Kalch going for his third source-to-sea river

Mark Kalch has already arrived in Russia, sorting gear and will soon head to the source of the Volga River

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Update: Ocean Rowers in Atlantic and Pacific

Fedor Konyukhov and Aleksander Doba report progress from the sea

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67-year-old Atlantic kayaker reached land after 142 days at sea

Patience helped him through the storms, veteran Polish sea kayaker, Aleksander "Olek” Doba says

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Call for South Georgia kayak and climb team mates

Paddling a total distance of approximately 570 km, then on completion, to attempt the Shackleton Traverse

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ExWeb interview Ram Barkai, ice swimming as an extreme sport

"If it was easy it wouldn’t have attracted hard core people"

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A relatively narrow ocean, Part 2 of 2

Polish ocean kayaker, Aleksander Doba, attempting "something wider"

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A relatively narrow ocean, Part 1 of 2

Aleksander Doba, the Pole who is the first man to cross the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to South America in a kayak

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The Old Men and the Sea

They are 62, 67, 74 and 87 with one thing in common, their love for the sea - she has given and withheld great favors

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First paddling descent of Colombia's Rio San Jorge

First documented paddling expedition down the San Jorge River by Maciej Tarasin and Jaime Gomez - on a north-south passage in Chiribiquete National Park

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Fedor Konyukhov sets off solo on world's longest row

An attempt of more than 200 days at the oars from Chile to Australia

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Heads up: Two all-female extreme snorkel relays in the Canadian Arctic

Arctic and Antarctic snorkeler, Susan Eaton, is leading two all-female extreme snorkel relays in 2014 and 2016; call for interested females

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Adventurers in Super Typhoon Haiyan - call for help

Everest climber, Janet Belarmino, and world sailor, Todd Forney, report from the Philippines

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Heads up: Chris Hayward, 19, for Sea to Source to Summit

First descending attempt of Australia's longest river, the Murray

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ExWeb Interview with Rod Wellington, a river quest born behind a lawnmower

Source to sea, the Murray, Mississippi and Missouri: "all three present incredible opportunities for adventurous paddling"

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Veteran Fedor Konyukhov announces 15,000 km solo Pacific row

The 62-year-old veteran Russian explorer plans 200 days at sea; no stop at islands, and no support from outside

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1000km of traditional routes and kayaks: ExWeb interview with team Pittarak

The expedition was a chance to experience history and older ways of living and traveling

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Catamaran North Pole crossing aborted

Sebastien Roubinet and Vincent Berthet stopped due to ice and weather conditions

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TitiKayak Expedition

1125 km along the coast of Lake Titicaca

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Catamaran North Pole crossing: 75°N and into a storm

Sebastien Roubinet and Vincent Berthet crossed 75°N into more stable ice and less water, but into a storm.

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Swim relay across the icy waters of the Bering Strait

Forty cold water swimmers from fourteen countries will be attempting a crossing from Russia to America.

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Eruc seeks help for documentary of human-powered circumnavigation

After rowing and cycling around the world, Turkish adventurer needs money to tell this story.

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Catamaran North Pole crossing: calm waters and chaotic ice

Sebastien Roubinet and Vincent Berthet are negotiating their way through pack ice channels, on thin ice and over pressure ridges.

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French to attempt North Pole catamaran crossing

Sebastian Roubinet and Vincent Berthet plan to use wind and human power on water and ice.

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ExWeb interview with ocean rower Sarah Outen: return after the rescue

"Dealing with the adrenaline of being trapped for three days in that helpless situation was really challenging"

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French preparing for partial Northwest Passage rows

Anne Quéméré alone in her kayak, and Charles Hedrich and Pierre-Marie Bazin in their rowboat.

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ExWeb interview with Kevin Vallely, the Northwest Passage, the iconic crux to the northern sea route

Already 15 years ago the seed for a traverse a part of the Northwest Passage under human power in a single season was planted in Kevin's mind, by none other than Jerome Truran, one of the world’s top downriver paddlers in the 80’s.

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ExplorersWeb is hiring news editors with a passion for adventure

Join a global team of writers and athletes pushing the edge.

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The River of Traps: A true survival story (Part 2 of 2)

The Rivier Yari deserves to be called treacherous writes Maciej Tarasin after fighting for days to survive the river and the elements without a boat, food and a team mate; even his makeshift raft, hold together with strips of his underwear, were swept away.

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The River of Traps: A survival story (Part 1 of 2)

The goal of two Polish canoeists, Maciej Tarasin & Tomasz Jedrys, was to run the length of the River Yari in Colombia. They feared guerrilla & cocaine smugglers' attacks, but it was the river that tested their survival skills, wrote Maciej in his story to ExplorersWeb.

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Charlie Pitcher attempting an Atlantic Ocean speed row

UK Ocean rower Charlie Pitcher, returns to the Atlantic with the aim of breaking a world record by rowing the 3000 miles in under 40 days.

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Re-enacting of Shackleton's James Caird survival voyage sets off

Shackleton's 1914-17 story remains one of the greatest feats of courage, endurance and leadership. Six men, under leadership of Tim Jarvis, have set off to re-enact the voyage from Elephant Island to South Georgia.

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Expedition Tech Week: New in Satellite Hardware

There's still sexy in satellite comms.

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ExWeb CES report: Something new is brewing

It's in the air but no one knows exactly what it is.

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Tech Week: World’s largest solar power shop

HumanEdgeTech is partnering with the leading solar brands in the world.

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Russians obtained first lake ice sample at Vostok

The first core of transparent white bubble-rich lake ice, 2 meters long, was obtained on January 10 at a depth of 3,406 meters.

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Mount Vinson wrap-up: Amputees on Vinson

Vinson 4 teams reported good summit weather and Vinson 5 teams are ready to depart in Punta Arenas.

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Ulvetanna climb update: Trying to unlock the secrets

To get to the col on the new route, Leo Holding and his team were climbing loose and hollow flakes on crumbly rock in ice filled cracks only to find the col was barely big enough to stand on let alone camp.

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Best of ExplorersWeb 2012 Awards: Christian Bodegren, the great Amazon paddle

It was a huge expedition, and many said it couldn't be done.

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7 Rivers 7 Continents: ExWeb interview with Mark Kalch, completing river no. 2, Missouri-Mississippi

It was Kalch's second 6000km+ river; this time he paddled 117 days across the longest river system in the USA and the 4th longest river in the world.

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Amazon Davey reflecting the attack and help: “a spirit for adventure is very, very difficult to lose!”

Heavily wounded and with no identity documents & no money the indigenous people in the Jungle washed off Davey’s dry blood, rubbed his back every time he was throwing up blood, prayed or chanted what felt like blessings and protection.

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First Amazon kayak run documented in comic flipbook

Polish Jerzy Porebski uses social media, art and new web technology to illustrate expeditions ranging from the Himalayas to the Amazon.

 
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