How Does the “Noah’s Ark” of Seeds Work?
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is the largest of a global network of seed vaults; many countries retain vaults for their own use.
Watch Out for Lightning
How did 300 reindeer in Norway die from a single lightning strike?
318 Words for Snow: How to Preserve the Indigenous Languages of the Arctic
How scientists, linguists, and activists are working together to preserve indigenous languages in the Arctic—as well as the region's biodiversity.
The Best Book You’ve Never Read
The best book you've never read may just be 'Kristin Lavransdatter,' which won its author Sigrid Undset the Nobel Prize in 1928.