News from IARC

Alaskan leads Arctic Report Card warning Arctic warming continues

By Heather McFarland | December 8, 2020

“Warmer, less frozen and biologically changed.” This is the new tagline used to describe the Arctic in the 2020 Arctic Report Card released this week by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.…

Latest Ikaaġvik Sikukun newsletter

By Heather McFarland | November 22, 2020

Learn about the latest community-driven research in Kotzebue, Alaska by reading the Ikaaġvik Sikukun fall 2020 newsletter. Ikaaġvik Sikukun—Iñupiaq for ice bridges—is a research project that connects the Kotzebue community…

Rivers melt Arctic ice, warming air and ocean

By Heather McFarland | November 6, 2020

A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming the atmosphere. The study published this week in Science Advances was led…

Fire-hazard trees could heat greenhouses to feed rural Alaska

By Heather McFarland | November 4, 2020

Eva Dawn Burk is passionate about eating locally harvested foods, and she wants to use them to promote healing throughout her community. It started with building fish wheels in Nenana…

Bering Science report released

By Heather McFarland | October 9, 2020

The International Arctic Research Center is pleased to share the fall 2020 Bering Science report. The report was facilitated by IARC and the Alaska Ocean Observing System. The team worked with…