As I am writing this I find myself yet again 69 degrees north and inside the Arctic circle. I have returned to my first university city, Tromsø, for two months of friends, writing and working as a landscape gardener. 247 more words
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The Arctic Tern, Sterna paradisaea, weighs a little more than 100g, around the same as an apple you’d buy in the supermarket.
This tiny bird can live for more than 30 years, during which time it migrates from wintering grounds in the Antarctic, all the way to breeding grounds in the Arctic, every year. 644 more words
“My message to the Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Community is that we are not in a steady state right now.”
This is the perspective of Paul Beckwith, a Part-time Professor of Climatology at the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada. 1,044 more words
Flying over the coast of South Iceland, where the difference in ground and water temperature causes a huge cloud of steam to rise above the shoreline. 8 more words