The Greenland ice sheet helps cool the world, but it's melting. Scientists are trying to learn as much as they can, as fast as they can.
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Fighters get $200 a month as a stipend as they reintegrate into Colombian society but those payments won't last forever, so some are turning to tourism and creating FARC museums to earn a living.
As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with opportunities for tourism, shipping, and resource development. But it brings a new array of risks for the region and the world.
The Barents Observer keeps a close watch on the Russian Arctic because it’s part of the neighborhood, and because there’s a lot at stake there, for Russians and the rest of us.
For all of human history, there's always been some Arctic sea ice that doesn’t melt in the summer. But there's much less of it now.
After centuries on the margins, the Indigenous Sámi of the Arctic regions of Scandinavia are starting to reassert their cultural identity. And they say the world can't solve the climate crisis without perspectives like theirs.
Just how quickly will billions of tons of carbon locked up in the Arctic's melting permafrost be released into the atmosphere? Scientists in the Arctic say finding out could be a matter of survival.
Shishmaref, Alaska, is ground zero for climate change in the Arctic.
What does an 8-ton concrete sphere tell us about the Arctic and our place in a changing world?
Sam Eaton talks with PRI's The World about Brazilian right wing-populist Jair Bolsonaro and his environmental platform.
Brazil’s leading climatologist wants to change the way businesses view the Amazon. If standing trees become more valuable than cleared land, the forest can recover and continue to absorb greenhouse gases.
Indigenous people are fiercely guarding their lands in the Amazon against deforestation. They could be just the lifeline the struggling forest needs.