Earlier this month, Secretary Kerry and I visited Norway and Denmark to see firsthand the climate-change effects occurring in the Arctic and to meet with the scholars undertaking cutting-edge research on the dramatic environmental shifts occurring in the region.
Last week I visited the Svalbard archipelago in the northern Barents Sea to bear witness to the rapid changes occurring in the Arctic. In many ways, the Arctic is the frontline of dramatic environmental changes that will impact everyone. Until...Show More Summary
A posting to Jan Mayen island in the North Atlantic is a dream come true for some. “Meet the North,” a series that ventures into the lives of some of the 4 million people who call the Arctic home, learns about love and isolation in a community of 18 souls. Siw Landro fell in love, again, when she arrived on Jan Mayen, Norway. Show More Summary
The permafrost regions in the Arctic are among those areas of the world in which the temperature is rising particularly fast due to climate change. However, biologists are currently observing that the tree vegetation is only minimally adapting to these changes. Show More Summary
Red knots are one of many animals shrinking in the face of climate change. This downsizing affects their feeding ability and means fewer survive
A somewhat controversial statement was made 4 years ago by Professor Peter Wadhams, head of the Polar Ocean Physics Group at Cambridge University, that the Arctic Ocean could well be free of sea ice within only a few years. While it’s...Show More Summary
Adaptation to climate change has a lag of several thousands of years, report researchers. The permafrost regions in the Arctic are among those areas of the world in which the temperature is rising particularly fast due to climate change. Show More Summary
The uniform of future archaeologists might be a wetsuit. Scientific consensus agrees that as ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica, and the Arctic melt, sea levels will rise around the world, threatening coastal communities and ecosystems...Show More Summary
“Bad things come at night.” And how. Judging from some of the imagery in the new trailer for Season 2 of Pivot and Sky Atlantic’s Fortitude, there’s some pretty terrible stuff going on in titular little town in the Arctic wilderness. A...Show More Summary
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DLnhdnSUVs&feature=youtu.be Chances are, you will never see a piano concert like this one again. In a symbolic performance organized by Greenpeace, acclaimed Italian composer and pianist plays an original composition entitled “Elegy for the Arctic,” while he and his piano float in the Arctic Ocean. Show More Summary
Dear God… teh stoopid, it burns. Pink snow is now appearing in the Arctic. It is caused from green algae absorbing ultraviolet rays. Climatologists are now claiming that this ‘could
Pink snow in the Arctic has started to surface and though experts say it happens, the occurrence signals something bad for the environment.
Turner was spotted dancing to the band's set.
In the last three years, glaciers in the Arctic region are melting at an alarming rate. This galloping melts in Arctic glaciers have baffled scientists all over the world. So, what could be the major reason that has caused dramatic shrinkage of an Arctic ice? Researchers Stefanie Lutz, and Liane G. Show More Summary
The US media is downplaying Russia’s vast cooperation within the Arctic Council, US Representative for the Arctic Robert Papp said in a speech at the Scandinavia House in New York City.
MSI announced new revisions of its B150M Mortar and B150M Bazooka motherboards, which will be sold as the “B150M Morar Arctic” and “B150 Bazooka Plus,” respectively.
Watch Ludovico Einaudi’s Historic Arctic Performance Of Elegy For The Arctic Greenpeace joined forces with Italian Composer and Pianist Ludovico Einaudi to create a stunning visual reminder to the world that climate change is real. Last...Show More Summary
It's been the subject of a half-century-long debate. But thanks to a new mapping technique, mountain experts have identified the tallest mountain in the US Arctic and uncovered a bit of a surprise as well. Using fodar, a technique he invented to map terrain using airborne photography, glaciologist Matt Nolan...
Denmark is preparing to open its state coffers and invest millions of kroner to strengthen its military foothold in the Arctic. The move is presented as a bulwark against the increasing problems posed by global warming. However, it may further chill the kingdom's frosty relationship with Russia.
He collaborated with Greenpeace to perform "Elegy for the Arctic."