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'Green News Report' - February 7, 2017

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 02.07.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 400 former EPA officials tell U.S. Senate to vote 'No' on Scott Pruitt's ...

Arctic Frontiers - Norway's Arctic Arena

Kåre R. Aas | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Kåre R. Aas

Know how to clear a room of 500 international guests in the middle of dinner in less than 3 minutes? Announce that the Northern Lights can be seen out...

Iceland’s Tourism Boom Offers Lessons to Arctic Nations

Arctic Deeply | Rowaida Abdelaziz | Posted 01.16.2017 | World

PEOPLE IN ICELAND have lived off fishing for many centuries, and in the past decade aluminum production has carved out almost an equal stake in the ec...

How Reindeer Could Help Combat Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.06.2017 | Green

Climate change poses a serious threat to reindeer. Over the past decade, at least 80,000 of them have starved to death in Siberia because of melting s...

No, You Weren't Imagining It: 2016 Was Very, Very Hot

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.05.2017 | Green

“Record heat forecast on Christmas Day.” “New record Halloween temperature.” “Record-breaking fall heat wave.” “Earth’s hot streak con...

She Went To Alaska To Photograph Polar Bears In Snow, But Found No Snow

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 12.23.2016 | Green

Photographer Patty Waymire traveled to Alaska’s Barter Island from late September to early October with an express purpose: To take pictures of pola...

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Arctic 40 to 50(!) degrees above normal; Obama bans offshore drilling in ...

North Pole Forecast To Be 50 Degrees Warmer Than Normal This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.21.2016 | Green

Temperatures in the Arctic are predicted to soar nearly 50 degrees above normal on Thursday in a pre-Christmas heat wave that will bring the frozen tu...

Arctic Town Heads to Canada’s Supreme Court To Battle Fuel Exploration

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.20.2016 | World

Residents of Clyde River, Nunavut, hope to quash a government permit for underwater oil and gas exploration with claims that they weren’t fairly con...

Obama Permanently Blocks Arctic, Atlantic Drilling

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.20.2016 | Green

President Barack Obama will use his executive authority to permanently block offshore drilling in large swaths of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, the ...

'Green News Report' - December 15, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.15.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Trump taps former Texas Governor (and super genius!) Rick Perry to head t...

Santa's Shrinking Reindeer Blamed On Arctic Climate Change

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 12.13.2016 | Green

Climate change is so powerfully affecting reindeer habitat that the animals are shrinking from hunger, scientists have discovered. Over the past 20 ye...

'Green News Report' - December 8, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Donald Trump picks climate science denier and fossil fuel industry tool t...

6 Wonders in Kobuk Valley: America's Least Visited National Park

Stefanie Payne | Posted 12.05.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

The enchanting, like-a-dream landscape at Kobuk National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish In the great state of Alaska, north of the Arct...

Canada Designates Its Second And Largest Arctic Marine Protected Area

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 12.02.2016 | World

A new marine protected area in the Canadian Arctic protects species and habitats, prevents oil and gas development and safeguards economic activities ...

'Green News Report' - November 22, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: North Dakota police escalate tactics against Dakota Access Pipeline prote...

The Zen of Saving the World

Terrie M. Williams | Posted 11.21.2016 | Politics
Terrie M. Williams

A Thanksgiving Message to my Science Team (photos by T.M. Williams) Over the past weeks many of you have asked me, where do we go from here? Why ...

Random Sunsets Around the World - Part 4, Arctic and Antarctic regions - Sinking Low on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 10.30.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Moving on from Africa, the blog series on sunsets goes sweeping off to the far north and far south, once again focussing not only on the sun's technic...

'Green News Report' - October 27, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.27.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Leaked audio exposes utility companies' deliberately deceptive anti-solar...

Why Greenland should be the next solo adventure on your travel list

Lucy Fuggle | Posted 10.23.2016 | Travel
Lucy Fuggle

Eight days in Greenland in June isn't the most typical summer holiday out there. Especially when you're travelling alone with just a small backpack fo...

Cli-Fi: Long Way North Breaks Down The Arctic

Scott Thill | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green
Scott Thill

Long Way North is one of those rare films, especially in animation, which analyzes the dizzying complexity of life on Earth using what John Muir called the "glacial eye."

New movie "Deepwater Horizon" highlights threat of offshore oil drilling

Andrew Sharpless | Posted 09.30.2016 | Green
Andrew Sharpless

Six years ago, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank into the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 workers and spewing more than 200 million gallon...

The Science Of Our Shared Arctic

Mark Brzezinski | Posted 09.27.2016 | Green
Mark Brzezinski

The Arctic region is warming faster than anywhere else on earth. The resulting changes are having profound consequences for the communities, economies, and ecosystems of the region.

'Green News Report' - September 20, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: United Nations landmark climate agreement reaches crucial threshold to en...

Polar Bears Are Facing Shorter Ice Seasons, And That's Terrible News

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 09.16.2016 | Green

The future for polar bears is grim if Arctic sea ice continues shrinking at current rates, suggests new research from the University of Washington. Th...