Scuba diving in the Arctic, Vancouver Aquarium

Diving Into the Arctic

Our planet is undergoing changes at unprecedented speeds, and nowhere are those changes more evident than in the Arctic. We are in a race to learn about the Arctic as it is now so we can better understand the c...
Glacial meltwater river. Credit for all photos in post: Vancouver Aquarium.

The Other Melt Factor

We’ve talked a bit on this blog already about the importance of sea ice in the Arctic. But there are also large areas of “permanent” ice on land: massive sheets that spill glaciers – rivers of ice – into the va...