25 May 2022 | Arctic Animals

Detecting Polar Bear “Fingerprints”

Polar bears are more than an icon of the wild northern frontier, they are an important way to track the effect of a changing climate on the Arctic. These animals underwent a remarkable transformation in their genetic traits to match their extreme environment and to excel in it. All of these evolutionary traits took a […]

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19 May 2022 | Landscape

How Glaciers Shape Their Landscapes

The geography of glaciers is a fascinating story filled with breathtaking features that most of us yearn to visit. The towering mountains that hold glaciers out of reach, or deep river valleys that have been carved millennia ago from massive ice sheets working their way towards the ocean fill our fantasies and wish lists to […]

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11 May 2022 | Conservation

How Glaciers Are Formed

There is something ancient and powerful about seeing a glacier in person. Some of us have seen glaciers from an airplane or on a ski trip and it can feel like you caught a glimpse of a celebrity. They can be found in the highest parts of our planet and most of us live far […]

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