Tracking ships’ icy paths amidst climate change

July 7, 2023 – Understanding when and where ships are entering areas of Arctic sea ice between Russia and the U.S. can help better understand the potential impacts of vessel traffic.

Where there’s smoke are lessons in demands of global sustainability

June 12, 2023 – Wildfire smoke is a stark example of how events and crises can sweep across the globe – and thus demand careful accounting. In National Science Review.

PhD student’s Arctic passion supported by three fellowships

April 5, 2023 – Michele Remer receives three awards including the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Portrait of Sydney Waloven
Two fellowships support PhD student’s Arctic studies

April 5, 2023 – Sydney Waldhoven wins two fellowships to support her work in the Bering Straits.

Changing climate in Bering Strait makes policies more urgent, complicated

March 28, 2023 – Arctic climate changes are affecting the gateway between the Arctic Ocean and the Bearing Sea, setting up scenarios for conflicts between people and wildlife. In Ambio.

Russia’s action expands what’s defined as “local” in the Arctic

March 30, 2022 – It’s critical to understand the complexities of tightly bound actions and events of both people and nature, especially in times of crisis – most notably climate change and conflict between Russia and Western countries. In Ambio.

To achieve sustainability, laws get broken

Dec. 1, 2022 – Scientists make a case that a guiding principle needs to make room for an alternative interpretation in the name of sustainability. In Geography and Sustainability.

Portales named Lyman Briggs College Research Fellow

Sept. 30, 2022 – Natalia Portales, an MSU- CSIS undergraduate researcher, gains support for her work on the arctic telecoupling project.

NSF grant supports exploring Arctic’s complex human-nature changes in Bering Strait

Oct. 20, 2021 – A $1.54 million National Science Foundation grant will support exploring the consequences of climate change, natural resource development, shipping, and tourism in the Arctic.