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There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

There is Life in the Ice, and It’s Got a Message about Climate Change

Candice Gaukel Andrews October 9, 2018 1

Scientists have long considered polar ice to be an extreme environment; a sterile place within which nothing can survive. But new evidence shows that there are living bacteria in Arctic and Antarctic ice and

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Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Traveler Story: Arctic Cultures Beyond Expectations

Natural Habitat Adventures August 23, 2018 0

“Imagine a trip to the North, ostensibly to see the northern lights… my friends and I envisioned just that. We got all the way to Churchill, Manitoba, and were there for seven days, but

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The Largest Migration on Earth Is Vertical

The Largest Migration on Earth Is Vertical

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 21, 2018 3

Every night on Earth, a great migration takes place. It’s bigger than the ones of caribou, wildebeest or zebras on land or Arctic terns in the air. But while this stupendous, nightly migration overshadows

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Video: Life in the Cold—Photographing Arctic Animals

Video: Life in the Cold—Photographing Arctic Animals

Candice Gaukel Andrews August 2, 2018 3

“Thousands of years of evolution have prepared Arctic species like the polar bear, walrus and narwhal for life on and around the sea ice,” states World Wildlife Fund on its Arctic wildlife web page.

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Traveler Stories: East Greenland Photo Journals

Traveler Stories: East Greenland Photo Journals

Natural Habitat Adventures May 21, 2018 0

In a world where fewer and fewer places remain undiscovered, the wild Arctic realm of East Greenland entices adventurous travelers to explore a wholly unfamiliar and utterly entrancing region, a last vestige of pristine

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Diesel—Dead Twice | Olaf’s Corner

Diesel—Dead Twice | Olaf’s Corner

Olaf Malver May 14, 2018 0

It became impossible to keep the heavy sled straight on the newly frozen river. The 13 panting Greenland huskies in front of us repeatedly veered off to the side of the steep canyon, causing

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Video: When Earth Was Warmer than We Have Ever Known

Video: When Earth Was Warmer than We Have Ever Known

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 10, 2018 0

Close your eyes and picture a vivid green, lush rain forest that’s teeming with life. If I asked you where you imagined you were, your answer would probably be something like the Amazon or

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Video Encounters with Mystifying Greenland Sharks

Video Encounters with Mystifying Greenland Sharks

Candice Gaukel Andrews April 26, 2018 1

Deepwater, mythic and prehistoric creatures, Greenland sharks inhabit the Atlantic Ocean, from Canada to Norway and off the coast of Scotland. When it comes to legends, some have suggested a Greenland shark may actually

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