Blogs Arctic & Greenland

Image of the Day: The Hidden Rainbow of an Arctic Worm

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2012

Alexander Semenov, marine biologist and photographer, is documenting the bizarre life forms that live in Arctic waters.

Image of the Day: A ‘Drunken Forest’ in Alaska

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

"Drunken forests" such as this one in Alaska, can be found where large-scale thawing of ground ice has occurred.

400 ppm: A Milestone that Means Everything, and Nothing

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2012

For the first time in recorded history, the concentration of CO2 has nipped above 400ppm in at least one part of the world.

Image of the Day: Climate Change & Red Fox - Not Funny

  • Published: May 30th, 2012

Warmer temperatures are prompting red foxes to move and stay further north, thus endangering the Arctic fox.

NASA’s Latest Hit: Ice Show from Space

  • Published: May 16th, 2012

A new video from NASA demonstrates the waxing and waning of sea ice over the North & South Poles.

Long-Range Ice Forecast: Things Could Get Very Grim

  • Published: May 14th, 2012

The likely increase in sea level by 2100 now stands at 3 feet, with worst-case scenarios going as high as 6 feet.

Image of the Day: ‘Come See Glaciers Before They Melt’

  • Published: Apr 27th, 2012

"Come see the ice caps before they melt" is a grim reminder of climate change, but it's helped Greenland's tourism.

Going Out on a Limb: Forecasting Snowier Winters?

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2012

Global warming-related Arctic sea ice loss may be contributing to snowier winters in parts of the Northern Hemisphere.