Arctic & Antarctica
Arctic & Antarctica
Science

ARC - Meltdown - The Permafrost that Holds the Arctic Together is Falling Apart

Permafrost thaw is one of the world’s most pressing climate problems, already disrupting lifestyles, livelihoods, economies, and ecosystems in the north, and threatening to spill beyond the boundaries of the Arctic as our planet continues to warm.

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

ANT - How Rivers in the Sky Melt Huge Holes in Antarctic Ice

New research is causing scientists to rethink how polynyas—massive openings in the sea ice—are formed

Arctic & Antarctica
Science

ANT - An Iceberg The Size Of Lake Champlain Has Broken Away From Antarctica

A sheet of ice the size of the iconic lake on the New York-Vermont-Quebec border or the city of Los Angeles rapidly separated itself from the Brunt Ice Shelf on Antarctica last week.

Arctic & Antarctica
Waterways

ARC - Russian Gas Tanker Shows Arctic Is Navigable Year-Round Now

Every day, the Arctic slips further into an unstable state. The latest sign: A Russian icebreaker and liquid natural gas ship have traversed the Northern Sea Route in February for the first time due to exceptionally low and weak sea ice cover.

Arctic & Antarctica
Advocacy

ARC - Why we need the Arctic Refuge Protection Act

Wilderness designation is our best tool to protect the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge

Arctic & Antarctica
Energy

ARC - Great Power Rivalry in the Arctic Circle is Heating Up

Great power rivalry has come to the Arctic and there’s telling where it will lead.

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