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Permafrost

Anytime you return to a place you lived many years before, you will likely be surprised by changes. You probably would not expect, however, to find the very shape of the land changed. For Global Warming 101 Expedition Team member Theo Ikummaq, however, this is just what happened when he arrived in his former home […]

Snow on ice

Local people tell us that when the snow comes right after the sea begins to freeze, it can keep the ice from thickening. It may seem strange to think of snow keeping something warm. Snow traps air, however, just like a fluffy comforter on a bed or the modern insulation in the outside walls of […]