apple.news/A8GtFNxAGSMuXfP9uZUpH9g “Scientists have been worried about Greenland’s glaciers melting for years now, especially because the Arctic is warming up faster than anywhere else on earth due to climate change. Last August, it rained for the first time in recorded history over the Greenland Summit Camp, a research station that’s near the frozen top of theContinue reading “Glaciers Melting”
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The Disaster Potential of a Gold Mine
apple.news/AJCUVjtSxQoKYfMegMqaUIw Conflict within a Native community in Alaska – over a literal gold mine. Gold mines are messy and destructive, and when a vibrant waterway is affected, everyone downstream suffers.
Polar Bears Turn to Garbage to Survive
apple.news/ASenHgglBTKCeC736lfLnBQ Better waste management in the North will prevent polar bears from turning to human made trash for survival. They then will adapt in other ways, such as hunting on land instead of at sea. Conflict has happened, and will continue. The direct cause of polar bear scavenging is the loss of sea ice dueContinue reading “Polar Bears Turn to Garbage to Survive”
A glimpse into the nomadic life of reindeer people
When Does the Arctic Die?
apple.news/Ad_2qRk1zR0Stu74qeKXocA “…the scientific community and policymakers have been referring to figures that are far too low…”
Stop This Pipeline!
apple.news/AHARo3gGxShm-YEYFbaMh7Q A fragile environment, at-risk people, and endangered species – and a project fueled by greed rather than necessity. We have to stand up for the rights of all. Let your government know that this is not the will of the people!
How rapidly can polar bears adapt?
apple.news/AKOdufxzYTSWIEuPfOnYXxg An isolated colony of polar bears may be coping with establishing new hunting methods in Greenland.
Another Threat to Arctic Life
apple.news/A13TsUZhYQ7Go0pdSULHw7g If mosses, algae and lichen are threatened, the foundation of the Arctic, reindeer, will suffer.
apple.news/AIHv_vqlqTsqa9zk8UC_QgA Humans no longer have a demanding need for whale products. We have electric light, beef, and no-meat proteins. Whale bone and ivory have been replaced with synthetic materials that are safer to use. Whaling was always difficult and dangerous work. It was romanticized in fiction, film and song. The hunt took its toll ofContinue reading
The Root of All Ecological Evil My Big Man said one day, “Where do climate deniers think the carbon emissions go?” He described the earth’s atmosphere as a glass dome, such as a biosphere. If the inhabitants of the biosphere build fires, where will the smoke go? It isn’t going to pass through the glassContinue reading “Ecological Evil”