Tags » Arctic

Borders and the Arctic Ocean

The ice in the Arctic is disappearing. Melting Arctic ice means new economic opportunities: trade routes in the Arctic ocean, and access to natural resources. Because of this, the Arctic nations are now moving to expand their border claims.

156 more words


Animals Are Shrinking and Freezing to Death in a Changing Arctic

Unusual weather brought by climate change is making it tough for muskoxen to get food—and sometimes even entombs them in ice. 247 more words

Global Warming

Women writing the Arctic

In spite of the fact that Arctic Studies is a male-dominated field, more and more women write about the Arctic. Jennifer Niven’s bestseller, The Ice Master… 276 more words

Arctic Challenge

If happiness is the goal – and it should be, then adventures should be top priority. – Richard Branson

Keeping adventure our top priority this year, Scott and I will be heading to the tip of Norway, deep in the Arctic circle this April to battle the elements of one of the most rugged, desolate and unchartered regions on Earth.

116 more words

Study: Weather anomalies accelerate the melting of sea ice

From ETH ZURICH comes this study with a “never before been seen on this scale” claim. The problem is, we’ve really got only a few decades of observations to compare with, plus 2015/16 was the year of the… 1,218 more words