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SEARCH’s Arctic Answers fill knowledge gaps with plain language expertise

By Athena Copenhaver | 21 October 2021

If you’ve found yourself pondering, for example, how does land motion influence sea level rise? Or, how fast is sea level rising? Or even, how does diminishing Arctic sea ice influence coastal communities? Then Arctic Answers is for you. A collaboration between SEARCH and the journal Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, Arctic Answers provides accessible…

SEARCH contributes Arctic expertise to Wilson Center’s new book, “Navigating the Arctic’s 7 Cs”

By Athena Copenhaver | 21 October 2021

In the opening chapter of this new book, published October 2021, SEARCH contributor Elizabeth Francis and director Brendan Kelly take readers on a journey through our changing Arctic climate. Together they illustrate in accessible language the history of our global climate, the unprecedented changes we’re witnessing today, and the cascading impacts on human communities and…