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
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
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.
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.