Tag Archives: Arctic sea ice

Map Monday: the future of the Arctic with global warming and economic “opportunity”

As most of you know, the Northwest Passage has been in the sights of explorers and traders for literally centuries.  The dream has always been to find a shorter route from Europe to Asia than going all the way around … Continue reading

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Map Monday: what will our world look like when all the ice sheets melt?

We all know the polar ice is melting, and melting faster than one could have imagined. Just ask the polar bears. The Earth’s poles are sometimes called the canary in the coal mine for climate change. Why? Because the warming … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Dec 11/19

Thanks to climate change the thinning Arctic sea ice is threatening the Inuit way of life, just as it is the existence of the polar bear. A new app is trying to help! https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/dec/08/app-sea-ice-inuit-hunters-canada-arctic

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