Cycling for Sea Ice!

Cycling for Sea Ice!

7 year old Evie Ahern has taken on a really big challenge for #GivingTuesday – to cycle 133km (or a massive 89 times around her local bike track!) – to highlight the critical rate of Arctic sea ice shrinkage. According to NASA, September Arctic sea ice is now...
The changing Arctic. How will YOU help?

The changing Arctic. How will YOU help?

In the 3rd of our video series to highlight the importance of the Arctic, Prof. Terry V Callaghan, Nobel Prize winner and WWW Patron, explains what changes we might expect to see in the Arctic as global warming continues. This #GivingTuesday (28h Nov), WWW is raising...
Exploding pingos found in Russia!

Exploding pingos found in Russia!

Earlier this summer new craters were formed on the tundra of the Yamal peninsula in Siberia due to methane gas explosions. When permafrost melts it releases methane – a greenhouse gas – that has been trapped under the surface for many years. Aleksandr...
Melting permafrost like Swiss cheese

Melting permafrost like Swiss cheese

There have been concerns about melting permafrost and the amount of greenhouse gases that this releases in the Arctic for some years but there has also been a lack of data to show how worried we should really be. But a new study released today adds to the evidence...
Thank you Festival of Nature!

Thank you Festival of Nature!

Thanks Festival of Nature! We had so much fun over the whole weekend being mad scientists, collecting all the fab kids questions on our giant polar bear, being amazed by everyone’s knowledge and interest in Arctic animals and puzzles, sharing stories and...