Calved: a narrative and visual essay by Nancy Forde on motherhood and memory in the Arctic.Read More
In three poems, Elżbieta Wójcik-Leese attempts “to better understand the island which has become a critical predictor of climate change”.Read More
Shona Main retraces the journeys and personal connections of the late Scottish film-maker in the Canadian arctic.Read More
Dani Redd interviews the author of The Library Of Ice, published last month.Read More
Dani Redd reviews Nancy Campbell’s The Library of Ice, “part travelogue, part memoir, part compendium — a fascinating and unique elegy to the ephemeral landscapes of the Arctic.”Read More
What does nothing look like? That's the question explored by photographer Murray Fredericks in his Greenland series. Featured in The National Geographic, each of his works offer a distinctive answer by capturing the immense, sublime and varied emptiness of the Arctic country.
Mesmerising exhibition brings together three acclaimed photographers from Iceland, Scotland and England.Read More
Jane Rushton's northern landscapes provoke big questions on the future of our world, writes Nancy Campbell.Read More
A recent Guardian Books podcast features an international array of island writers who had gathered in the Faroe Islands for a conference about the island in literature. Included are Iceland’s Sjón, Greenlandic novelist Niviaq Korneliussen, Shetlander Robert Alan Jamieson, Newfoundlander Donna Morrissey, Tasmanian Pete Hay and Jamaican poet Paulette Ramsey. The Faroese academic Bergur Rønne Moberg also took part by introducing his intriguing theory on the literature of the ultra-minor.
Photograph by Stig Nygaard CC 2.0
In recent years, barely a week has passed without a report appearing on the precarious situation facing Greenland, and by consequence the entire planet. Scientists have confirmed that the rate at which the country is melting has accelerated, with an estimated one trillion tons of ice lost between 2011 and 2014. We've gathered two articles which explain the situation and the likely consequences in considered, detailed and profound terms:
Greenland is Melting Away, an immersive piece of digital journalism, published by The New York Times; and
Greenland is Melting, an in-depth feature by Elizabeth Kolbert, published by The New Yorker.
If you have an interesting article to share on the subject, please do so via the comments box.
A visit to the town of Tasiilaq in Greenland has Jemma Neville reflecting on the connections, near and far, old and new, that bind people and planet.Read More
Jordan Ogg reviews Michael Pye's new book about the North Sea.Read More
The realities of climate change have been captured in this extraordinary clip, showing the calving of an enormous glacier in Greenland.Read More
A short film about the return of the sun to northern Greenland, and the effects of climate change.Read More