Impacts

Although Arctic sea ice extent did not set a low record this year, it’s still clear that there is less sea ice than there used to be. Scientists are keeping a close eye not only on the dwindling...

After a cool Arctic summer, sea ice at the North Pole has recovered somewhat from last year’s record low extent. While this is a welcome pause in the downward trend of sea ice extent, some are...

The Quelccaya Glacier in Peru is the largest glacier in the tropics. This glacier provides water to the city...

[caption id="attachment_1240" align="alignleft" width="300"] Permafrost thaw causes the ground to become...

The central and southwestern portions of the United States have experienced drought for the past several...

On July 20, 2011, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy traveled through a break in the sea ice and melt ponds in...

These before-and-after photographs show Petermann Glacier in July 2009, before the calving event, and again in...

Like many villages along the Arctic coast, the Inupiaq village of Shishmaref, Alaska, is increasingly threatened by...

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