Environment Forum

Penguin chatter heralds Antarctica’s ‘White Christmas’

By Reuters Staff
December 26, 2009

Penguins’ chatter outside my tent woke me to Christmas Day in Antarctica, but instead of Santa’s sleigh there was just the usual run to ensure our human waste doesn’t permanently become part of this frozen wilderness.

Poor polar bears, but what about the people?

September 18, 2008

             polarartist.jpg                                Native Alaskan artists visited New York this week with a message not so much about art, nor a species that’s struggling as rising temperatures melt its habitat from under its paws.