Ravenna Koenig

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Beloved Seattle Antique Store Closes Due To Coronavirus Crisis

Sunday, July 26, 2020

More than 100,000 small businesses have closed due to the pandemic. That's an economic loss, but also an emotional one for patrons of a beloved art and antiques shop in Seattle.


Arctic Researchers Return Home To A Pandemic

Saturday, May 23, 2020

An Arctic research expedition faces a carefully orchestrated crew change. Members reflect on how they feel about emerging from the ship into a pandemic, or from social isolation into close quarters.


Pandemic Delays Return Of Arctic Researchers

Sunday, March 29, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis is throwing off the complex logistics of a year-long Arctic research expedition. A team set to rotate out may have to stay on board an ice-breaker for another six weeks.


Young Researchers Feel Excitement And Sadness To See Arctic Ice That May Disappear

Monday, November 25, 2019

Some projections say that by 2040 the Arctic Ocean may see its first ice-free summer in modern history. That means mixed emotions for young scientists seeing the ice for the first time.


Young Researchers Feel Excitement And Sadness To See Arctic Ice That May Disappear

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Young Arctic researchers get their first glimpse of sea ice — and reflect on how the ice caps may melt away over the course of their careers.


The Challenges Scientists Face While Working In The Arctic Ocean

Monday, November 18, 2019

The Arctic Ocean is a stunning place that not many get the chance to see. But if you're a scientist there to do field work, that beauty comes with some pretty unique challenges.


Studying The Ripple Effects Of Shrinking Arctic Sea Ice

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Scientists have frozen their ship to an ice floe to study the causes and consequences of diminishing Arctic ice, in the hopes of improving how the Arctic is represented in climate models.


Searching For Solid Ice As Scientists 'Freeze In' To Study A Warming Arctic

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

A ship of researchers is crossing the Arctic for a year attached to an ice floe. But finding the right chunk of sea ice was a challenge, in part because warmer temperatures are making it thinner.


Finding The Right Chunk Of Arctic Ice

Friday, November 01, 2019

A ship full of researchers is crossing the Arctic attached to an ice floe. But finding the right chunk of sea ice was a challenge, in part because warmer temperatures are making it thinner.


Researchers Are Freezing Their Ship Into Arctic Ice To Study Climate Change

Friday, October 04, 2019

An ambitious Arctic expedition has reached a milestone. Researchers have found a floe to freeze into, where they'll construct an observatory and study Arctic systems from a ship.


An Ambitious Research Expedition Is Getting Underway In The Central Arctic Ocean

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

An ambitious research expedition is getting underway in the Arctic Ocean. The first challenge is to find a massive chunk of ice to freeze into for the year long voyage.


To Better Understand The Arctic, This Ship Will Spend A Year Frozen Into The Ice

Friday, September 20, 2019

A group of scientists is embarking on a bold plan to better understand an extremely understudied part of the rapidly warming Arctic — the central Arctic Ocean.


Scientists Will Deliberately Encase Their Ship In Arctic Sea Ice

Thursday, September 19, 2019

An ambitious Arctic expedition launches Friday. Scientists want to get their icebreaker stuck in the ice for a year so they can study the ice, ocean and atmosphere and how it's changing.


Move Over, Goat Yoga. Alaskans Now Have Reindeer Yoga

Saturday, June 22, 2019

A ranch in Fairbanks, Alaska, offers yoga classes with reindeer. An owner says the animals are particularly well-suited to it because they are twisty creatures.


Trump Accused Of Moving Too Fast With Plans To Drill For Oil In Alaska

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

The Trump administration is holding public hearings on its push to drill oil in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Critics say the process is being rushed and downplays environmental risks.


After 2 Months, The Sun Rises In The Northernmost U.S. Town

Sunday, February 03, 2019

The mid-winter sunrise on the Arctic Coast is a sweet sign of hope in the town of Utqiaġvik.


How A Shorter Sea Ice Season Is Changing Life In The Arctic

Sunday, December 09, 2018

Climate change is so dramatic in northern Alaska that the effects on hunting and erosion are very real to people who've lived their whole lives there.


Climate Change Slows Oil Company Plan To Drill In The Arctic

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Development of the first oil production facility in federal Arctic waters will take longer than planned. That's because warming temperatures are melting the sea ice needed to build it.


Springtime Weather Finally Warms Up Inland Alaska

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Spring thaw brings the chance to pick up trash hiding under the snow--and it's also time to prepare for the "state bird." (The mosquito.)


Scores Of Migrants Rescued From Trailer In Mexico

Sunday, July 30, 2017

A total of 178 people were rescued Saturday from a tractor-trailer in Mexico in an apparent smuggling incident that mirrors a similar incident earlier this month where 10 people died in Texas.