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Beaches, bugs and plastic in Arctic Canada

Beaches, bugs and plastic in Arctic Canada

Posted on 15 September 2022 by Charlotte Gehrke

by Huw Griffiths, Cath Waller and Steve Roberts The Arctic is undergoing dramatic changes, including unprecedented decline in sea ice and rising temperatures. These changes are likely to have significant […]

Interview with Sarah Betcher on her film Ice Edge – The Ikaaġvik Sikukun Story

Interview with Sarah Betcher on her film Ice Edge – The Ikaaġvik Sikukun Story

Posted on 28 February 2022 by Charlotte Gehrke

The film Ice Edge centers around the Ikaaġvik Sikukun research project in Kotzebue, Alaska that connects the community with scientists to understand sea ice change in Kotzebue Sound. Under guidance […]

The Slide Show That Changed History: An Overview of ‘Defending the Arctic Refuge’

The Slide Show That Changed History: An Overview of ‘Defending the Arctic Refuge’

Posted on 22 October 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Finis Dunaway Defending the Arctic Refuge is not the book I set out to write. When I began this project, I wanted to understand how the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge […]

The Inuulluni Project: Inuit Perspectives of the Winter House and Greenlandic Landscape

The Inuulluni Project: Inuit Perspectives of the Winter House and Greenlandic Landscape

Posted on 9 September 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Asta Mønsted According to Nordisk Samarbejde (Nordic Co-operation), the time a private home seeker must wait for a public rental home in Nuuk today is between 10 and 12 years. This […]

Working as a fixer for documentaries & media projects in Greenland before & during the COVID-19 pandemic

Working as a fixer for documentaries & media projects in Greenland before & during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on 3 September 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Kim Insuk In 2008 in Korea, a TV documentary series called Tears of the Arctic was released. It was the first documentary that was filmed in the Arctic including Greenland for […]

Aliens and spaceships spotted in the Arctic!

Aliens and spaceships spotted in the Arctic!

Posted on 15 June 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

By the Polar Alien Hunters An arresting tabloidesque headline perhaps, but one that is rooted in fact. The aliens are non-native species and the spaceships they travel on are the […]

Interview: Dr. Frigga Kruse and Asta Mønsted talk Polar Archeology and PAN

Interview: Dr. Frigga Kruse and Asta Mønsted talk Polar Archeology and PAN

Posted on 27 May 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

In late April, we got the change to chat with polar archeologists Dr. Frigga Kruse, a polar historical archeologist based at the Institute of Ecosystem Research at Kiel University in […]

Interview: Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz talks about his work on the new documentary ‘Meltdown’

Interview: Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz talks about his work on the new documentary ‘Meltdown’

Posted on 22 February 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJJdQRBcgMY&feature=youtu.be 'Meltdown' trailer - courtesy of Gravitas Ventures. The documentary Meltdown features climate communication expert Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz and renowned photographer Lynn Davis, as they explore the impacts of the climate crisis […]

Review: “The Grizzlies” – Inspiring Ambassadors of Hope

Posted on 1 February 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Nicole Tornquist https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Irf44_yM_0U © Mongrel Media The movie “The Grizzlies” is eye-opening. Yes, there is heartache, there are things no one will talk about. In the end though, this […]

Remembering Ms. Barbara Hillary: First African American to Reach the North and South Pole

Remembering Ms. Barbara Hillary: First African American to Reach the North and South Pole

Posted on 24 January 2021 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Kimberly Aiken This piece is dedicated to African American history, black explorers and black youth everywhere aspiring and daring to dream big. We are the hope and dream of […]