Polar Voices

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Synopsis

Everyone is talking about climate change, but what does it all mean? Listen in as PoLAR Voices breaks down the science of climate change with people living and working in the polar regions.

Episodes

  • Per.2- SDemientieff

    15/04/2016 Duration: 12min

    Sam Demientieff was born near the Yukon River in the Deg Xit'an village of Holy Cross. He spent his childhood navigating Interior Alaska by riverboat. He has lived in Fairbanks since childhood and has worked with Doyon Ltd., Tanana Chiefs Conference and for the Fairbanks Native Association.

  • Per.1- TMustonen3

    15/04/2016 Duration: 11min

    Dr. Tero Mustonen is the Chief of the village of Selkie, Finland, and an Arctic scholar specializing in Arctic biodiversity, climate change and Indigenous issues. He is the co-founder of the Snowchange Cooperative—an international organization dedicated to incorporating traditional knowledge into environmental policies. Mustonen has worked as the traditional knowledge coordinator for Eurasia for the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, and has won several human rights and environmental awards for his work with Snowchange and Indigenous peoples of the Arctic.

  • Per.1- TMustonen2

    15/04/2016 Duration: 16min

    Dr. Tero Mustonen is the Chief of the village of Selkie, Finland, and an Arctic scholar specializing in Arctic biodiversity, climate change and Indigenous issues. He is the co-founder of the Snowchange Cooperative—an international organization dedicated to incorporating traditional knowledge into environmental policies. Mustonen has worked as the traditional knowledge coordinator for Eurasia for the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, and has won several human rights and environmental awards for his work with Snowchange and Indigenous peoples of the Arctic.

  • Per1.- TMustonen1

    15/04/2016 Duration: 14min

    Dr. Tero Mustonen is the Chief of the village of Selkie, Finland, and an Arctic scholar specializing in Arctic biodiversity, climate change and Indigenous issues. He is the co-founder of the Snowchange Cooperative—an international organization dedicated to incorporating traditional knowledge into environmental policies. Mustonen has worked as the traditional knowledge coordinator for Eurasia for the Arctic Biodiversity Assessment, and has won several human rights and environmental awards for his work with Snowchange and Indigenous peoples of the Arctic.

  • Ep. 6-Finding Food in a Warming Arctic

    11/04/2016 Duration: 09min

    Food insecurity is an issue that Arctic communities are facing as a result of climate change. Landscape changes are altering the migration patterns of some Arctic animals, making it difficult to maintain consistent access to country foods. Although food insecurity in an urgent problem in the north, the lower latitudes are also dealing with climate change-induced droughts that are threatening food crops.

  • Ep. 5-Locked in the Permafrost

    11/04/2016 Duration: 08min

    Frozen soils, or permafrost, can perfectly preserve animals and plants for thousands of years. But some of these ancient soils are also storing huge volumes of greenhouse gases that will be released as permafrost melts due to rising Arctic temperatures. Studying permafrost behavior under different environmental conditions is allowing researchers to better understand the impact of melting permafrost in the future.

  • Ep. 4-Arctic Communities Facing Climate Change

    11/04/2016 Duration: 09min

    Arctic communities in North America are subjected to more fires every year, which have impacted the local wildlife. University of Alberta professor Mike Flannigan describes how rapid warming in the Arctic is causing an increase in fire activity across the Canadian Arctic and Alaska, and ReAC camp facilitator Malinda Chase discusses what communities can do to limit their fire risk.

  • Ep. 3-Repeat Photography

    11/04/2016 Duration: 08min

    You could spend your days in a lab analyzing samples…or you could trek across the Arctic, re-taking images from over 100 years ago. Follow the adventures of ecologist Ken Tape as he captures the effects of climate change on film.

  • Ep. 2-Signs of the Land

    11/04/2016 Duration: 09min

    Rivers are the highways of interior Alaska, but climate change is making travel treacherous. Alaska Native Elders come together at the Signs of the Land camp to discuss the past and plan for the future.

  • Ep. 1-Snowchange

    11/04/2016 Duration: 09min

    Policy-makers are connecting with indigenous peoples through the Snowchange Cooperative to develop Arctic climate change policies. Tero Mustonen, founder of the Snowchange Co-op, describes the initiative and how Arctic communities are adapting to change.

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