Jimmy Thomson’s Contributions:
Milne Ice Shelf Ecosystem, We Hardly Knew Ye
When the last of the Arctic’s ice shelves collapsed in early August, it took a newly discovered ecosystem with it.
Aug 19, 2020 | 700 words, about 3 minutes
Book Review: Ice Bear
A richly illustrated book explores the cultural history of the Arctic’s iconic symbol: the polar bear.
Mar 3, 2017 | 450 words, about 2 minutes
Revenge of the Blob
Marine heatwaves occur about once every five years, a new analysis says.
Mar 2, 2016 | 450 words, about 2 minutes
The Race for Arctic Oil
Oil companies have always looked north for vast oil fields, and they won’t stop any time soon.
Feb 8, 2016 | Infographic
The Blob in the Northeast Pacific Ocean
Why are normally foreign creatures swimming North America’s west coast waters this summer?
Sep 16, 2015 | 450 words, about 2 minutes
Book Review: Future Arctic
Veteran writer Edward Struzik examines the present and past of the Arctic and offers his thoughts on its future.
Sep 11, 2015 | 450 words, about 2 minutes
Epishelf Lakes: an Ecosystem Facing Extinction
A mysterious Arctic ecosystem that scientists barely understand is about to disappear forever.
Sep 1, 2015 | 450 words, about 2 minutes
Why Australia Should, and Shouldn’t, Take Humpback Whales Off Its Endangered Species List
History gives a clue as to how the move could work out.
Jul 30, 2015 | 650 words, about 3 minutes
A Requiem for an Ice Shelf
Ellesmere Island’s ice shelves are fading, and with them the legacies of generations of polar explorers.
Jul 9, 2015 | 600 words, about 3 minutes