Frostbite gives insight into harsh climate…

Elizabeth’s fingers, which she frostbit on Saturday night while setting up tents, are recovering well. The tips are still tender and a couple of them have blisters filled with clear fluid. If the frostbite had been more severe, she might have had blisters filled with dark fluid or skin that turned dark when it re-warmed. […]

Under the Ice

Charlie Alikatuktuk, a professional clam-diver from Qikiqtarjuaq, prepares to submerge beneath the sea ice. Global Warming 101 Expedition Team members and students from the local school stand around to watch. Although air temperatures around 20°F (-6°C) make the day relatively balmy for the Arctic in March and despite the fact that Charlie is wearing a […]