The Arctic and Climate Change
Hear from Mace Hack, the Nebraska State Director of The Nature Conservancy, as he details his recent trip to Svalbard, including the Nature Conservancy's "natural climate solutions" approach to address climate change.
Located in the Arctic Ocean, halfway between Norway and the North Pole, Svalbard contains some of the most northern lands on the planet. While circumnavigating the Svalbard archipelago, Hack, along with 68 other adventurers from around the world, observed iconic arctic wildlife, including polar bears, walruses, arctic foxes, Svalbard reindeer, and a number of birds, such as various alcids and the true gull of the far North, the ivory gull. He also had the opportunity to witness climate change at a pace more than twice that experienced further south.
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