Climate Change & Global Warming

While many of us were wrapped up in March Madness this spring, Alaska residents and people across the globe participated in a different kind of competition.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

  • Satellite observations show that as the Arctic tundra has grown warmer in the past three decades, it has also grown “greener.”

  • Phytoplankton productivity has increased 20 percent over the past decade as sea ice extent declines and more open water habitat is available.