The Greenland ice sheet is basically a giant ice cube the size of Alaska. What happens when it melts? Threshold spent five days camping out on the ice with a team of scientists who are trying to find out.
All across the Arctic, indigenous languages are on the decline. But in many communities, people are finding new ways to reclaim both language and culture.
Half of the Arctic is in Russia, and half of Russia is in the Arctic. A web of complicated environmental stories needs to be told. But in Russia, investigative journalists are an endangered species.
Russia has more land in the Arctic than any other nation. It's also a regime that does not tolerate dissent. What does this mean for residents of Murmansk, the Arctic's largest city?
In episode 8 of the 'Threshold Podcast,' Amy Martin and her team head to Utqiagvik, Alaska to explore the impacts of climate change on traditional whale hunters.
We know it's bad news that Arctic sea ice is melting. But what happens when people see opportunity in sea ice loss?
What do you do when a shifting climate upsets thousands of years of tradition—but so do some of the climate solutions? A look at a Sámi reindeer herding family in northern Norway.
Everyone's heard of Vikings—their daring North Atlantic voyages, their mysterious runes. But there's another ancient culture in Arctic Scandinavia that's much older, and just as fascinating—the Sámi.
An eight-ton concrete ball and a 32,000-year-old needle collection. What's all this got to do with the Arctic? Find out on this episode of Threshold.
All across the Arctic, frozen soil is thawing out. A lot of stuff is buried there—plants and animals that lived more than 10,000 years ago. What happens when a Paleolithic bison bone starts to decompose for the first time?
When a major storm hit Shishmaref, Alaska, in 2005, the town became a poster child for climate change in the Arctic. But the story here starts way before that storm.
In Shishmaref, Alaska, no one’s asking if climate change is real. What they want to know is how bad it has to get before the world decides to act.