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The Meaning of Melt: SEARCH at Arctic Encounter Symposium 2023

31 March 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 more

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In the news: Consequences of rapid Arctic environmental change for people, Arctic Report Card 2022

14 December 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…

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Arctic Report Card 2022: Highlighting the consequences of rapid environmental Arctic change for people

13 December 2022

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…

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