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Sea Ice: Losing in the Arctic, but Gaining in the Antarctic

Sea Ice: Losing in the Arctic, but Gaining in the Antarctic

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 8, 2012 7

Cute, adorable animals are often used to garner support for environmental causes in places that are remote. After all, it’s hard to have concern for an area that is at the opposite end of

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Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Baffin Island’s Wandering Canadian Arctic Foxes

Candice Gaukel Andrews February 14, 2012 3

An arctic fox off the coast of Baffin Island has recently proved that wanderlust isn’t restricted to humans. Apparently, this little canid—and some others of her kind—has a propensity for it, too. In spring

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Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Narwhals: Helping track climate change in the Arctic

Wendy Redal November 8, 2010 0

Learn how narwhals, the odd-looking Arctic whales with single, unicorn-like tusks, are furthering climate research efforts by helping oceanographers measure wintertime temperatures of the sea beneath the pack ice in Baffin Bay

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