Postcards from the Arctic: Svalbard 2020-2021

By Florian LeDoux Life on earth is the most elaborate state of matter in the cosmos. It has evolved over billions of years and requires nearly impossible physical conditions to exist. Being alive is a moving and fascinating experience when we are truly present to the natural world around us. There are places on Earth 

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Postcards from the Arctic: Canadian Rockies Fall 2021

Postcards from the Arctic: Documenting Ice Loss in Canada’s Rocky Mountains By: Andrea Sparrow & Kerry Koepping Canada opened its borders to US citizens in late summer. While Covid-19 continues to make travel challenging, the Arctic Arts team jumped through all the hoops and headed to the mountains in Alberta and British Columbia to see how 

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Postcards from the Arctic: Iceland 2021

Postcards From the Arctic: Iceland 2021 By: Andrea Sparrow Our team’s travels to Iceland were a wonderful success! There have been a number of scientific papers recently about glacial ice loss in peri-arctic and high alpine regions around the world. Our intention was to see for ourselves how several of Iceland’s glaciers have changed over 

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International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 Every day, the Arctic Arts Project, through our actions, challenges the way we perceive our world. We seek to instill an understanding of climate change, racial inequities and gender-based discrimination, in the way we lead, talk, question, and act. We challenge norms, transform habits, change expectations, take action and inspire others 

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Arctic Sea Ice Extent Anomaly Points to Extinction

Arctic Sea Ice Extent Anomaly Points to Extinction By: Kerry Koepping, Executive Director, Arctic Arts Project The process of extinction is self-evident in the dramatic arctic sea ice loss seen this year. Sea Ice extent records in the Arctic continued to fall in 2020 and they reflect a frightening 40-year pattern of total Arctic ice 

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Fuel to the Fire

Fuel to the Fire By: Andrea Sparrow, Executive Producer, Arctic Arts Project Humans fear wildfire. Fast, crucible hot, often beyond our control, we’ve attributed devils and demons with the characteristics of fire, for millennia. And it is terrifying. Wildfires in the Western United States this year have broken record after record. The hottest. The biggest. 

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