ARCTIC

climate change

Scientists Used Satellites to Spot Arctic Methane From Space

An experimental technique for measuring potent methane emissions in the Arctic proved successful.
Sarah Emerson
12.13.18
permafrost

Arctic Towns, Railways, and Pipelines At Risk of Permafrost Thaw Damage

About 45 percent of globally important oil and gas fields in the Russian Arctic are located in zones made hazardous by permafrost melt, scientists said.
Becky Ferreira
12.11.18
Space

Scientists Want to Monitor Space Debris from Warming Russian Arctic

A MIPT team is building prototype observatories over the coming weeks in Amderma, Nenets Autonomous Region.
Becky Ferreira
11.19.18
ozone

Ozone Recovery Continues, But Suspected Emissions From China Slows Progress

The Montreal Protocol of 1987 continues to be a success story about international environmental cooperation.
Becky Ferreira
11.5.18
quantum radar

A ‘Quantum Radar’ System Will Watch for Stealth Aircraft and Missiles in the Arctic

Canada is investing $2.7 million to develop quantum radar technology.
Kate Lunau
4.12.18
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
2.20.18
cold enough for ya?

Freezing Your Ass Off Is Also a Symptom of Climate Change

The connection between a melting Arctic and frigid temperatures on the East Coast.
Stephen Leahy
1.4.18
HOTY2017

These Greenhouse Designers Are Bringing Fresh Food to Arctic Communities

Stefany Nieto and Ben Canning are providing affordable, healthy food to remote communities, and involving locals in the process.
Jacob Dubé
12.13.17
Opinion

The Misguided Concept of 'Wilderness' Comes at the Expense of Indigenous Peoples

Trump's tax bill could open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Julian Brave NoiseCat
12.11.17
climate change

80 Percent of Climate Denier Blogs Reference This One Canadian Zoologist

A University of Victoria adjunct prof has become climate deniers’ go-to source on polar bears.
Stephen Leahy
12.1.17
Geohazards

Icy Debris Blobs Are Creeping Closer to Alaska's Only Road to the Arctic

Twenty three “frozen debris lobes” are nearing Alaska’s Dalton Highway, and climate change could be to blame.
Sarah Emerson
11.30.17
Quttinirpaaq National Park

This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View

Fewer than 50 people visit Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island IRL each year.
Jacob Dubé
10.12.17
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