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

Reading Group

Read and discuss Arctic-related essays, articles, and art; share and learn from diverse perspectives addressing environmental changes in the Arctic

Integration Group

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

By Athena Copenhaver | 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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ACCAP webinar: “Co-producing understanding of drivers and consequences of Arctic change”

By brendanpkelly | 22 September 2021

Webinar date: 5 October 2021 @ 10:00 am AKDT — We will introduce our team leaders, describe our approach, and seek participation of Indigenous, scientific, and decision-making experts.

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SEARCH’s Arctic Answers published in Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research

By brendanpkelly | 22 September 2021

To promote an understanding of the science underlying climate change impacts in the Arctic, the journal Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (AAAR), published by the University of Colorado Boulder, is teaming up with SEARCH to release a series of short articles called “Arctic Answers.”