ARCTIC

climate change

Catastrophic Temperature Rise In the Arctic Is 'Locked In,' UN Report Says

“What happens in the Arctic does not stay in the Arctic.”
Sarah Emerson
3.15.19
camp century

A Top-Secret US Military Base Will Melt Out of the Greenland Ice Sheet

Planners thought it would stay buried in ice forever.
Kate Lunau
3.10.19
polar bears

Dozens of Polar Bears Overtake Russian Island and Cause State of Emergency

"Daily life is in turmoil."
Sarah Emerson
2.11.19
climate change

Climate Change Is Revealing Arctic Landscapes Not Seen For 40,000 Years

A new study of Baffin Island's glaciers suggests that modern temperatures represent the warmest century in 115,000 years.
Sarah Emerson
1.28.19
permafrost

Arctic Towns, Railways, and Pipelines At Risk of Permafrost Thaw Damage

About 45 percent of globally important oil and gas fields in the Russian Arctic are located in zones made hazardous by permafrost melt, scientists said.
Becky Ferreira
12.12.18
ancient life

The Oldest Life on Earth Has Been Discovered in Canada's Arctic

It's an estimated 4 billion years old.
Bryson Masse
8.12.18
ALIENS

Looking for Aliens in the Arctic and Antarctic

With UFO sightings and temperatures on the rise, an artist discovers why the cold poles are hotspots for extraterrestrial life.
Himali Singh Soin
6.21.18
Film

Mads Mikkelsen Starved Himself to Exhaustion for His Latest Role

"The conditions were our biggest enemy but also our biggest friend," he says of Joe Penna's 'Arctic,' which just made its Cannes debut.
Manuela Lazic
5.14.18
climate change

Starving polar bears are now the “poster species” for climate change deniers

Bloggers use the plight of polar bears to peddle misinformation about climate change, a new study found.
Alex Lubben
4.11.18
climate change

Arctic Climate Change Study Canceled Because of Climate Change

Isn't it ironic? Don't you think?
Mack Lamoureux
6.12.17
THE LOOKING GLASS ISSUE

These Are the Seed Banks from Around the World that Will Save Us from the Apocalypse

Photos from Dornith Doherty's project, 'Archiving Eden.'
Dornith Doherty
4.3.17
Motherboard Homepage

I Travelled to the Arctic to Plunge a Probe Into the Melting Permafrost

Climate change is completely reshaping the region.
Sarah Hewitt
4.2.17
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