We bring together diverse experts to co-produce and share new understanding of the drivers and consequences of Arctic environmental change.
Human Well Being Team
Show how changes in the Arctic environment impact and influence physical safety, food security, community resilience, human health, well being, and relationships from local to global scales
Drivers & Ecological Consequences Team
Synthesize understanding of changes to sea ice, glaciers, ice sheets, permafrost, and life in the ocean & on land; show how these changes impact Arctic people and broader society
International Cooperation & Economic Decision-Making Team
Share how Arctic environmental change influences local, regional, and international cooperation, businesses, and economies
Read and discuss Arctic-related essays, articles, and art; share and learn from diverse perspectives addressing environmental changes in the Arctic
Share information, integrate ideas and projects, and engage across Arctic communities, disciplines, cultures, and ways of knowing
News from SEARCH
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…
‘Nangaghneghput – our way of life,’ by Vera Kingeekuk Metcalf published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
“Siku, sea ice, remains the most real and powerful presence in our relationship with our world in the Arctic,” writes Vera Kingeekuk Metcalf in her latest article for peer-reviewed journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vera serves as the Director of the Eskimo Walrus Commission and co-chairs the SEARCH co-production team dedicated to understanding…
Three teams—each comprised of scientific, Indigenous, and decision-making experts—will synthesize the drivers and consequences of change, and make this understanding accessible to all. Nominations for team members are now being accepted.