Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

Teach code to Arctic children to empower a new generation

The Arctic should teach its kids to code.In Barack Obama’s words, “In the new economy, computer science isn’t an optional skill – it’s a...
Why we need cleanup fund to tackle plastic pollution in the Arctic

Why we need cleanup fund to tackle plastic pollution in the...

Oceans all over the world are choking with plastic. Produced, used and dumped at an alarming speed, it is now filling up our oceans,...
Social impact bonds can finance a green community revolution in the Arctic

Social impact bonds can finance a green community revolution in the...

A village is destroyed. What next? The community rebuilds. What if it happens again? Rebuild again? What about a third time? And who will...
Microplastics in Arctic sea ice should concern everybody

Microplastics in Arctic sea ice should concern everybody

Plastic products have become an essential part of our lives, but it is time to reconsider their often uncritical use.Unlike wood, plastic products do...
How sewage could become an energy resource for Arctic communities

How sewage could become an energy resource for Arctic communities

What if you could create sustainable energy just by flushing the toilet?While sewage is often perceived as a burden rather than a resource, communities...
Arctic tourism is an opportunity for Indigenous-led economic development

Arctic tourism is an opportunity for Indigenous-led economic development

Leon, Nicaragua is a city known for volcano boarding. Tourists can pay to hike and then board down the youngest volcano in all of...
The Trump administration is still downplaying how much land Arctic refuge drilling will disturb

The Trump administration is still downplaying how much land Arctic refuge...

As the Trump administration moves ahead with plans to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil exploration as soon as possible, it is...
Canada’s genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

Canada’s genocide: The case of the Ahiarmiut

As a human rights scholar, I have long argued that Canada committed cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples. But recently, I’ve come to conclude, in...
Why the US needs polar security cutters for the 21st century

Why the US needs polar security cutters for the 21st century

U.S. polar icebreakers are again in the news with a decision earlier this month to withdraw funding for new polar ships from the federal...
Did anyone talk about the Arctic at COP24?

Did anyone talk about the Arctic at COP24?

I keep wondering if anyone really talked about the Arctic in Poland at COP24, the great international climate meet that recently ended? This was...