Climate Change – Is the ice really vanishing in the Arctic?

OK, the TLDR summary is – Yes, the ice really is vanishing and we are already starting to experience the consequences. So there you go then, you can skip reading and watching the clips below. Ah but if you just happen to be curious to know how we know this to be factual, then it … Read moreClimate Change – Is the ice really vanishing in the Arctic?

Arctic sea ice extent settles at record seasonal minimum

Well … we are at an all-time low now. Arctic sea ice appeares to have reached its minimum extent for the year, and that extent is 3.41 million square kilometers (1.32 million square miles). It is the lowest seasonal minimum extent in the satellite record … ever. Here are a few scary facts for you … Read moreArctic sea ice extent settles at record seasonal minimum

Climate Change: The alarm bells are sounding …

The knowledgeable subject matter experts are yelling, but nobody appears to be really listening … The BBC reported a couple of days ago … Arctic ice melting at ‘amazing’ speed. Scientists in the Arctic are warning that this summer’s record-breaking melt is part of an accelerating trend with profound implications. … The Norwegian Polar Institute (NPI) … Read moreClimate Change: The alarm bells are sounding …

How “not” to secretly film a polar bear

When up the Arctic attempting to make a documentary about Polar Bears, how the heck do you get all those up-close and personal shots? Easy, you disguise the camera as part of the background so that it then blends seamlessly in. Good plan, yes? Unfortunately, this plan potentially has a wee flaw. The polar bear … Read moreHow “not” to secretly film a polar bear