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2011-06-20 19:58:04

Our changing climate usually appears to be a very modern problem, yet new research from Greenland published in Boreas, suggests that the AD 1350 collapse of a centuries old colony established by Viking settlers may have been caused by declining temperatures and a rise in sea-ice.

2008-10-03 00:00:15

How do you write a song about climate change? The charity Cape Farewell has sent an intrepid group of musicians to the Arctic in the hope of inspiring some ecologically minded melodies.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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