Video Shot in: 2022

Dr. Hajo Eicken, director of the International Arctic Research Center at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, discusses the changes in the Arctic. He notes the decline of sea ice, leading to open waters and coastal erosion. There has also been a surprising loss of winter sea ice, impacting fish stocks and prompting international discussions on managing fisheries. These changes highlight the urgent need for action in the face of a rapidly changing Arctic ecosystem.