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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...

Cruise Ships And Icebergs Should Not Mix; The Arctic Is Not Ice-Free

Peter Emerson | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Peter Emerson

Fortunately, a few days ago, the cruise ship, Crystal Serenity, docked safely in New York having passed through the Northwest Passage, the first ever by a traditional cruise ship without an ice-strengthened hull.

Polar Politics: The Competition to Control the Arctic Heats Up

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 09.11.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Artika, Russia's latest nuclear-powered icebreaker At the height of the cold war, the polar region was one of the centers of the superpower's shado...

Discovery Of Earth's Oldest Fossil A Game-Changer In Question Of Extraterrestrial Life

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.01.2016 | Science

OSLO, Aug 31 - The earliest fossil evidence of life on Earth has been found in rocks 3.7 billion years old in Greenland, raising chances of life on M...

Brand Damage From Brexit

Ira Kalb | Posted 08.29.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

It's two months after the Brexit vote, and the financial damage is continuing. According to Reuters, New York just passed London as the number one pla...

Algae Blooms Are Contributing To Greenland's Staggering Ice Loss

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 08.25.2016 | World
Read More: Greenland, World News

Rising temperatures can’t fully explain the ongoing melting of the Greenland ice sheet. A new project looks at how microorganisms are changing the r...

'Green News Report' - August 9, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.09.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: In Rio Olympics' opening ceremony, Brazil goes big on global warming and ...

Climate Change Could Unearth Cold War-Era Radioactive Waste In Greenland

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.05.2016 | Green

Global warming could release radioactive waste stored in an abandoned Cold War-era U.S. military camp deep under Greenland’s ice caps if a thaw cont...

Climate Change This Week: Climate Emergency, Pope Francis Inspires Divestment, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.28.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB - beautiful unique biodiversity, like this furry Javanese beetle, is ...

A sea slug changed my life

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 06.26.2016 | Science
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

This underwater photo of a sea slug was captured with a close-up lens in Monterrey, Calif., by my first SCUBA instructor, Thomas Chapin circa 1985. ...

Climate Change This Week: Requiem for a Reef, Developing Divestment, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.22.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB - beautiful unusual biodiversity, as illustrated in this small asian ...

Greenland and the Future of the Arctic

Peter Neill | Posted 06.24.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

I recently returned from a week in Nuuk, Greenland, where I attended an interim meeting of The Arctic Circle, a representative group of national, regi...

The Climate Post: Report Forecasts Rising Clean Energy Deployment, Declining Fossil Fuel Use

Tim Profeta | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

A new report that provides a long-term view of the evolution of the world's power markets suggests that by 2027 building new wind and solar will becom...

Let Them Eat Kelp: Spinning Gold From Seaweed In Greenland

Arctic Deeply | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.15.2016 | World

The thick beds of kelp growing near Sisimiut, Greenland, inspired an enterprising teacher to launch a new business and revive a traditional food. “M...

The Climate Post: Climate-Change-Related Precipitation Extremes Hard to Predict

Tim Profeta | Posted 04.14.2016 | Green
Tim Profeta

Scientists have warned that severe drought and precipitation are among the risks of greenhouse-gas-induced climate change, but a study published in th...

Greenland Is Melting and It's Time to Pay Attention

Laura Faye Tenenbaum | Posted 04.04.2016 | Green
Laura Faye Tenenbaum

It's easier to focus on politics, celebrity gossip, reality TV and cat videos than on Earth's climate. It seems like everyone's all "Greenland? Who cares? Whatever. Next." And that upsets me. Is it really that easy to pretend the effects of global warming don't exist?

10 Places To See Before It's Too Late

Viator | Posted 04.05.2016 | Travel

With the effects of climate change ever more apparent and mass tourism transforming landscapes beyond recognition, the clock is ticking on many of the...

Climate Change This Week: A Really Hot 2016 Start, a Really Cool Battery, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.15.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When The Forest Goes, So Does This Beauty, a beautiful tropical forest hummingbir...

Do 3 Brilliantly Wonky Crowdfunded Projects Foretell a Climate Revolution?

This Planet | Posted 03.07.2016 | Green
This Planet

So are innovators in science and energy just too wonky to reach out to the public? Not at all - it's looking like they may be just wonky enough. Here are three successful campaigns, each with its own short video by This Planet.

Greenland's Ice Sheet Is Filthy, And That's A Problem

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.07.2016 | Science

Scientists have long known that Greenland's surface is neither green nor snowy white like you'll find on a world map. Rather, many of the country's ma...

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

This May Be Helping To Melt Greenland's Ice Sheet

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 01.20.2016 | Science

Scientists have long known that the melting of the Greenland ice sheet has been a big contributor to the rise of sea levels around the world in recent...

Greenland's Melting Ice Problem May Be Far Worse Than We Realized

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 01.10.2016 | Science

Greenland's massive ice sheet may be in more serious peril from climate change than scientists previously thought, a new study has found. Studies agre...

10 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford in 2016

SmarterTravel | Posted 01.04.2016 | Travel

It doesn't matter what you call them—dream trips, your bucket list, an adventure book—the important thing is to actually take those once-in-a-life...

Rapidly Melting Glacier Will Raise Sea Levels 'For Decades To Come'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 11.13.2015 | Science

Global warming is claiming yet another massive glacier in Greenland, causing it to crumble into the Atlantic Ocean at an alarming rate. The Zachariae ...