The Meaning of Melt: SEARCH at Arctic Encounter Symposium 2023
At this year’s Arctic Encounter Symposium in Anchorage, SEARCH team members explored the Meaning of Melt.
With 11 different voices speaking on the meaning of melt—and with audience members welcomed to share their own thoughts—we centered what the loss of sea ice means for Indigenous people, scientists, artists, policy makers, and moreRead full story
In the news: Consequences of rapid Arctic environmental change for people, Arctic Report Card 2022
Co-chair of the Human Well Being team Jackie Qataliña Schaeffer spoke with multiple news outlets about the importance of the 2022 Arctic Report Card. To read all the original stories click the links below or check out our “In the News” page to see the running coverage. Questions? Media inquiries? Please reach out to Athena…Read full story
Arctic Report Card 2022: Highlighting the consequences of rapid environmental Arctic change for people
In a new essay, SEARCH highlights how people in the Arctic experience the combined effects of rapid environmental change. Weather, ecosystem and infrastructure disruptions, shifting animal movements, multi-faceted decision-making, and people’s ability to adapt and mitigate these changes are among the impacts discussed in this new essay. Forty-one Indigenous, scientific, and policy experts in SEARCH…Read full story
Informing decisions in and about the Arctic: SEARCH teams convene in Anchorage, June 2022
Scientists, Indigenous experts, and leaders from governments and commerce are meeting in Anchorage this week to forge new ways of informing decisions in and about the Arctic. Rapid warming is changing the Arctic with pronounced consequences for people in and beyond the region. Decisions made at local, regional, and global scales need to be informed…Read full story
The Arctic “highlights our failure to act in a rapidly changing world”
A diverse selection of Arctic experts released a study in the scientific journal Sustainability that holds up the Arctic as evidence of humanity’s “failure” to act on climate. And while the Arctic might exemplify our failure to act on climate in a rapidly changing world, the Arctic also provides a vision for what rapid and…Read full story
Innovations in how we work together can transform communities for the better
With a global ocean increasingly stressed by the impacts of climate change, communities and decision makers need new understandings not only of climate change consequences, but also of how we can best work together to mitigate them. In response to such a need, a new book published by Elsevier entitled Partnerships in Marine Research: Case…Read full story
Join us at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting!
Next week (13-17 Dec 2021) SEARCH will be attending the American Geophysical Union fall meeting in New Orleans. You can find us in person at the following events—we hope to see you there! Monday, 13 Dec 2021, 8am Central Time – Convention Center – Room 298-299: “Complex Collaboration for Understanding Drivers and Consequences of Arctic…Read full story