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A polar bear biologist weighs in on 2016’s Arctic ice loss
It’s not complicated. Polar bears need sea ice and their habitat is ...
2016: A tipping point for Churchill’s polar bears?
This was my fifth time in Churchill, and I was shocked at the difference ...
The Polar Code comes into place
A “polar code” for Arctic shipping is almost in place, but needs more ...
More shipping, more spills?
The reality is not if there will be an Arctic oil spill due to shipping ...
Two views on an Arctic cruise
If you want a safe, climate-conscious vacation stay close to home rather ...
Icebreakers and ice breeding seals
Arctic shippers view sea ice as something to be avoided, or where ...
Developing the Northern Sea Route
Russia needs help if the northern sea route is to be safe and efficient.
The dirtiest fuel
What’s thick, sticky, and could have devastating local effects if spilled ...
Thinking like ecosystems
Ecosystems may not think, at least not in the way that most people would ...
Making tough choices in the Arctic
About eighty people from around the word gathered in a room in Reykjavik, ...