Polar Regions


An Arctic Circle of Friends

Authors: Scott G. Borgerson and Caitlyn Antrim
New York Times

Scott Borgerson and Caitlyn Antrim argue that the United States should show leadership on the formation of an Arctic "polar park" for international scientific research.

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Sea Change

Author: Scott G. Borgerson

Scott Borgerson visually explores the changing Arctic using an interactive map.

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Russia's Other Front

Author: Scott G. Borgerson
Huffington Post

President Bush is right to demand an immediate end to the looting and shooting in Georgia by Russia, but he should also turn his attention to recent aggressive Russian activity in the opening Arctic, writes Scott Borgerson

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The Whale Oil Economy

Author: Michael J. Gerson
Washington Post

Writing from within the Arctic Circle, Michael Gerson, describes the harsh realities of an ecosystem being tangibly changed by the climate disruption that stems from global warming.

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