Worth an estimated PLN 140,000 (EUR 29,803) the piece was officially weighed and measured at the city's Museum of Amber to mark World Amber Day. It will now enter the Guinness of Book of Records.
Experienced explorers Mateusz Waligóra and Łukasz Supergan will be walking the 600km distance from the west to the east of the world’s largest island on skis, with a plan to complete the arduous journey in just one month.
The two amber rings, a bronze bowl, an iron knife in a leather holder and bronze buckles were found in the grave of a man who belonged to the Pomeranian elite who lived between the 11th and 12th century.
The world-first discovery which came during research of samples of bacteria from King George Island 120km off the coast of Antarctica can help stop coral extinctions.
Polish President Andrzej Duda has sent a condolence message to his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo in connection with a tragic air disaster and two landslides in that country.
The island of Socotra has few people and little contact with the outside world.
Marcin Kitala’s vision of inter-locking, pentagonal-shaped platforms has been met with acclaim for its creative approach to a looming tragedy that could see the islands swallowed by the ocean within just fifty years.
Dariusz Sobczak covered over 500 kilometres and braved atrocious weather to cross the island.
TFN examines the facts around the claims that Poland was once free of the deadly Black Death.
The Norwegian-owned Island of Spitsbergen has a population of just over 2,500 people. Now scientists at the Stanisław Siedlecki Polish Polar Station say they and the island, the largest in the Svalbard archipelago which borders the Arctic Ocean, are under threat as global warming threatens to rip it in half.