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...

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

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

Sea ice melt near Greenland can affect ice on the island in a couple ways. As sea ice retreats from the fronts of marine-terminating glaciers, the glaciers lose stability and may flow faster. In...

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

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