Tundra Fires and Melting Sea Ice

Devastating tundra fires, melting sea ice and polar animal migrations are shaping the arctic into a very new landscape with a profound impact on a host of global issues.

Kongsvegen Glacier
Glaciologist Jack Kohler preparing to drill into the Kongsvegen Glacier near Ny-Ă…lesund, an international research center that the Norwegians oversee on the island of Spitsbergen.
Photo by Edward Struzik