Polish scientists have found that a species of moss (Syntrichia sarconeurum) has survived in Antarctica for at least two million years, making ‘a significant contribution to understanding the history of Antarctic biodiversity.’
Where do heavy metals in the Norwegian fiord Hornsund in Spitsbergen come from? Scientists from the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences investigate their source in collaboration with the Institute of Geophysics of the Polish Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Earth Sciences and the Centre for Polar Studies of the University of Silesia in Katowice.
To counteract drought in Poland, we should protect and restore wetlands on the largest possible scale. 'Give wetlands back their space. They are natural water storages in the environment', says Ilona Biedroń from the Wetland Protection Centre and doctoral candidate at the Institute of Technology and Life Sciences - National Research Institute in Falenty.