Posts Tagged ‘Arctic’

How Green is My Arctic?

A provocative visual story needs very few comments by way of introduction. This is one of them. Scientists call it “range-shift migration.” It’s happening all over the world in many different ways. When mackerel moved from Scottish waters to Iceland, and Iceland wouldn’t let the Scottish fisherman follow it almost led to war, and remains […]


T’was the Night Before Christmas – 2012 …

T’was the Night Before Christmas; Pete Polar Bear was not amused. The ice sheet shared with Santa could no longer be used. The North Pole melted – it could not be a worst plight. Santa’s workshop that topped it sank clear out of sight. Santa’s elves saw it coming, worked night and day – Christmas […]


Sammy Seal Talks with Pete Polar Bear about the 1% that Really Counts!

Hi, Sammy Seal here! A while back, I had the pleasure of making a few comments on this blog about what’s going on where I live, down on the Antarctic Peninsula. You can check me out, Sammy the Leopard Seal’s Report from Antarctica. You may recall I talked about some conversations I overheard regarding global […]


The Happy Plight of the Obese Marmot and Other Tales

In our recent blog discussions, we’ve pointed out that wildlife, challenged by global warming, is moving to more northern latitudes, and when they can, further up the slopes of mountains. The species range-shift, as it is called by scientists, is occurring far more rapidly than originally projected. With the warming changes, migrations also hear a […]