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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 […]

Klaus – A (spoiler-free) Review

Klaus – A (spoiler-free) Review

Posted on 21 December 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Samuel Capper Sergio Pablos’ Klaus follows Jesper, an over-privileged and selfish postal worker trying to earn his way back home after being sent to the northern town of Smeerensburg, “the unhappiest […]

Katmai National Park’s Fat Bear Week

Katmai National Park’s Fat Bear Week

Posted on 2 November 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Amber Kraft Only one winner will emerge. Contestants go head-to-head and winning is at the mercy of the participating audience. There are no rules for voting. Some looked at […]

Revisiting Arctic History

Revisiting Arctic History

Posted on 22 September 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Christian Drury In Britain, you are never far from the legacy of empire. The recent protests as part of the wider Black Lives Matter movement have highlighted systemic inequalities […]

Using the Polar Literacy Principles in Science Communication

Using the Polar Literacy Principles in Science Communication

Posted on 17 September 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Janice McDonnell, Science Educator, Rutgers University  In 2015, I had the opportunity to support a team of scientists working on the Long-term Ecological Research program (LTER for short) on […]

Interview: Geoff York – Polar Bears International

Interview: Geoff York – Polar Bears International

Posted on 23 July 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

In late April, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Geoff York (in front of our respective computer screens) to talk about the state of polar bear conservation and […]

Review: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

Review: One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

Posted on 22 June 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Max Modell A haunting story of yesterday, One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk is a wholly unique film. It demands that you lean in close, to pick up every […]

Conjuring Matthew Henson: African-American Polar Explorer

Conjuring Matthew Henson: African-American Polar Explorer

Posted on 9 June 2020 by Charlotte Gehrke

By Carole Boston Weatherford When I was growing up in Baltimore, my father taught at Frederick Douglass High School, his alma mater and for years one of only two local […]