Arctic Sea Ice Extent is the Second Lowest on Record, but What of Antarctica?


View of the Earth on 21 September 2005 with the full Antarctic region visible. Image via NASA. The paradoxical behaviour

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The 9th International Penguin Congress: ‘The future is not looking rosy’


Image via Antarctica Bound – Flickr  Early September, Cape Town played host to the 9th International Penguin Congress (IPC9), a

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Permafrost: A Lesser Nemesis?


Image via Alaska Science Center / United States Geological Survey A paper published in the journal Nature Geoscience sheds new

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What’s with the Greenland Ice Sheet?


Image: The Greenland Ice Sheet © Christophe Milhères The fact that sea levels globally are rising in response to ongoing

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New Swedish Environmental Policy for the Arctic (January 2016)


Image: © Tomas Utsi/imagebank.sweden.se In January 2016, the Government of Sweden published its new environmental strategy for the Arctic. The Government

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Pan-Territorial Adaptation Strategy: Moving Forward on Climate Change Adaptation in Canada’s North (2011)


Climate change impacts vary widely in nature and magnitude across Canada’s North. The Governments of Nunavut, the Northwest Territories and Yukon

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