Meanwhile, the Melting Permafrost is Impacting Arctic Communities…

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: How is melting permafrost affecting communities in the Arctic and beyond?   — William James, Barre, VT In the northern regions of the world, a great change is taking place. Permafrost, which covers around 25 percent of exposed land in the Northern Hemisphere, […]

How the Arctic’s Melting Affects the Rest of the Planet

Arctic's melting

EarthTalk® From the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine   Dear EarthTalk: Why is the Arctic’s melting such a crucial area to focus on in efforts to stem global warming?         — Joseph Constabile, Dedham, MA The image of a polar bear standing on a shrinking iceberg has become one of the most iconic symbols […]