Arctic & Antarctica
Arctic & Antarctica
Science

Antarctica - Meet Scientist Krissa Skogen: She Aims to Empower Women and Save the Planet…and it’s Working

Conservation scientist Dr. Krissa Skogen specializes in the pollination biology of evening primrose flowers that grow in the American West. But in December her work took her to a starkly different location: she was among the largest-ever all-women delegation to Antarctica.

Arctic & Antarctica
Waterways

Arctic - How US Navy submarines carefully smash their way through Arctic ice

US Navy submarines have a long history of operations in the Arctic, including under the ice that covers much of the region. Surfacing through that ice is a common feature of submarine exercises up there, but even with that experience, it's still a tricky maneuver.

Arctic & Antarctica
Advocacy

AK - Troubled Tundra

Will the wild, still beauty of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — which turns 60 this year — outlive our busy meddling?

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

Melting ice opens doors for wider spread of contaminants, diseases

New pathways and new and more distant places are leading to additional scientific findings on impacts of melting Arctic ice.

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