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The Arctic is something that is in grave danger of being lost forever. Already, the past seven years have seen the lowest minimum sea ice coverage ever recorded and this year has joined the list. The repercussions are serious, and further decline of the Arctic sea ice can spiral towards fatal consequences. It is clear that the human footprint has profoundly altered the planet in ways that we never imagined.

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Petermann Glacier in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

View across Petermann Glacier, one of Greenland's largest and most northerly glaciers. Greenpeace are in Greenpeace and leading climate scientists are in Greenland for a 3 month expedition using their icebreaking ship the Arctic Sunrise to gather...

Polar Bear at Robeson Channel in Greenland

Image | 29 June, 2009 at 1:00

30 June - Greenland. A polar bear seen from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise during a scientific expedition to investigate and draw attention to the impacts of climate change.

Polar bear reflection

Image | 25 May, 2009 at 16:09

A polar bear photographed from the deck of the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise, in drifting and unconsolidated sea ice in Kane Basin, off Cape Clay, at a position of 79 57.359N 064 51.120W.

Hello I'm P.Bear

Blog entry by Jo Kuper | 5 December, 2007 2 comments

By P. Bear, polar bear, in Bali I’m pretty sure that I’m the first Polar Bear to have ever been to Bali. It’s a beautiful place, and the people are lovely, but to be honest it’s not a climate that suits me. This is my second...

It’s hard to be a geisha...

Blog entry by Agnes de Rooij | 6 May, 2007 1 comment

May 5, 2007 - By Karla from SG Philippines Every 5th of May, Japan is celebrating Children’s Day specifically Boy’s Day. But today, 6 women from different sides of the world made a stand and braved to make a change. This 5th of May...

Polar Bears on Thin Ice

Feature story | 10 January, 2007 at 0:00

The good news is the polar bear is likely to given extra protection under US law. The bad news is its home is disappearing faster than ever. With 2007 predicted to be the warmest year on record it looks like they'll need all the protection they...

Thinning Greenland icecap illustration courtesy

Image | 20 June, 2005 at 0:00

Thinning Greenland icecap illustration courtesy of the US National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

Melting ice on Canadian high Arctic.

Image | 19 June, 2005 at 1:00

Melting ice on Canadian high Arctic.

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