Karsten Reise concedes that his views are not likely to affect significant change during his lifetime, but is confident that they’ll be adopted eventually.
November 25, 2016 / Hakai Magazine by Dan Grossman

A renegade biologist is challenging a millennium of German dike-building tradition.

November 18, 2016 by Dan Grossman

An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.

Optimism turned to worry after delegates at COP22 absorbed news of Donald Trump's victory. Image by Dan Grossman. Morocco, 2016.
November 18, 2016 / Yale Climate Connections by Dan Grossman

At a global climate summit, news of the U.S. presidential election result turned the mood from cheery and celebratory to somber and defiant.

The flags of many nations fly at the COP22 climate conference in Marrakesh. The nearly 200 nations committed to the Paris Climate Agreement were stunned this week when President elect Trump announced his plans to rush to withdraw from the accord. Image by Justin Catanoso. Morocco, 2016.
November 18, 2016 / Mongabay by Justin Catanoso

As President elect Trump seeks a quick exit from the Paris Climate Accord, the international community at the COP22 climate summit says the world will go forward without the US; China may lead.

Efa Poulsen grows turnips, potatoes and other vegetables on the Upernaviarsuk farm in southern Greenland. Image by Eli Kintisch. Greeland 2016.
November 17, 2016 / NPR by Eli Kintisch

Climate change has made summers in Greenland warmer and drier, leading to a decline in the number of sheep farms on the island.

Greenlander Eva Luusi Marcussen-Mølgaard of the University of Greenland in Nuuk (left) washes soil off artifacts. She is one of a handful of students eager to study the archaeology of their homeland. Image by Eli Kintisch. Greenland, 2016.
November 11, 2016 / Science Magazine by Eli Kintisch

Greenland has hundreds of archeological sites that have never been excavated, but a shortage of homegrown archeologists to explore their homeland. A few young upstarts want to change that.

Climate experts fear catastrophe unless the world grapples with global warming without delay. Image by Daniel Grossman. 2016.
November 11, 2016 / WBUR by Dan Grossman

Negotiators in Morocco are ironing out the details of the Paris climate agreement—and they're coming to grips with what a Trump presidency might mean for it.

Scientists take measurements on the surface of the Greenland ice sheet. Image by Eli Kintisch. Greenland, 2016.
November 10, 2016 by Eli Kintisch

A journey to the Arctic realm of Greenland to explore its future and mysterious past.

Archeologist Elie Pinta takes height measurements at an archeological dig in southern Greenland. The excavation, at a place, known today at Tasilikulooq, focuses on a site that once housed a small Norse dairy farm. Image by Eli Kintisch. Greenland, 2016.
November 10, 2016 / Science Magazine by Eli Kintisch

Archaeologists have a new answer to the mystery of Greenland's Norse, who thrived for centuries and then vanished.

Deforestation due to palm oil farming threatens Borneo's rainforests. Screenshot from Kent Wagner's video "Mist and Mystery: Deforestation". Indonesia, 2016.
November 5, 2016 / Untold Stories by Kent Wagner

Borneo is home to the Earth’s oldest rainforests, but deforestation is slowly depleting them.

Wildlife in Borneo's rainforests face the same challenges as its indigenous people, the Dayak. Screenshot from Kent Wagner's "Mist and Mystery: The Dayak". Indonesia, 2016.
November 4, 2016 / Untold Stories by Kent Wagner

The Dayak, Borneo's indigenous tribe, are altering their way of life due to increasing deforestation.

An open-air market in Marrakesh, Morocco. The city is hosting November’s COP22 Climate Conference and decisions made there could shape its future. If the rising heat brought by global warming isn’t abated, then parts of North Africa could become inhabitable by mid-century, according to a 2016 study. Image by Feliciano Guimarães via Creative Commons. Morocco, 2016.
November 3, 2016 / Mongabay by Justin Catanoso

This month’s 22nd UN climate conference in Morocco is critical for putting practical mechanisms in place to determine how the world’s nations will curb climate change.