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US Military Developing High-Tech Energised Fabrics for Soldiers in Cold Climates

Battling against the bitter conditions of the Arctic can be a challenge no matter what activity you are partaking in, particularly so if the elements are not the only battle you’re fighting. For soldiers dispatched to or stationed in these… Continue reading →

The World’s Best Terrain Parks for Snowboarders and Skiers

For some, the thrill of chucking themselves down a mountain with nothing to catch them but a couple thin strips of wood has become mundane, or they’ve embraced insanity, one or the other. These adrenaline-craving skiers and snowboarders have now… Continue reading →

Coping with the Perpetual Darkness of Polar Night

Famously, some places spend weeks or even months bathed inconstant sunlight, otherwise known as ‘midnight sun’, or ‘polar day’. Travel further into the polar circle and the opposite happens, long stretches of nothing but night. This comes in a few different… Continue reading →

Tog and Clo Ratings Explained

Tog and Clo ratings, the standard systems used to measure a materials insulation capability, in particular that of duvets, have long confused shoppers. These measurements are rarely used outside of a select few industries, and as such our familiarity with… Continue reading →

Endurance Fabric in coldstore clothing increases efficiency.

Why should you worry about longevity When it comes to coldstore workwear, longevity = efficiency. Specialist and certified clothing should be durable and it should be cared for to ensure that it lasts as long as possible. This is for… Continue reading →

Net Fishing Beneath the Ice

In the winter months, when the sea and lakes are frozen over with a thick layer of ice, fishermen need to think a little outside the box for their fishing techniques. One way that fish can be caught from under the… Continue reading →

Tackling Water Shortages with Artificial Glaciers

In areas of the world where rainfall, and water supplies in general, turn scarce during the spring and summer months, local communities depend upon less-conventional sources such as glacial melt waters for their very survival. One such place is Ladakh,… Continue reading →

4 Essential Accessories for Cold Storage Work

When you start working in cold storage the first, most obvious considerations are clothing and safety gear. Coats, coveralls, boots, gloves, hi-viz vests and hard hats are your top priorities, but is there anything you can do beyond that to… Continue reading →

Defining a Polar Climate

When referring to a polar climate people naturally think of the North and South Poles, but the true definition is a lot more complicated than simply saying ‘it’s at the poles’. In fact, the Arctic and Antarctica are defined as… Continue reading →

How Temperature Affects our Sense of Smell

Scent plays an important role in our lives. A distinctive smell can promote happiness, inspire our imaginations and bring memories to the forefront of our minds. With that in mind, the mechanisms behind our sense of smell can be both… Continue reading →

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