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 ice...
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 taking...
The Quelccaya Glacier in Peru is the largest glacier in the tropics. This glacier provides...
Permafrost thaw causes the ground to become unstable as the soil collapses. This can damage...
The central and southwestern portions of the United States have experienced drought for the past...
On July 20, 2011, the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy traveled through a break in the sea ice and melt...
These before-and-after photographs show Petermann Glacier in July 2009, before the calving event, and...
Like many villages along the Arctic coast, the Inupiaq village of Shishmaref, Alaska, is increasingly...
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