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Discovering the Arctic is a resource that has been developed in partnership by the Arctic Office/Natural Environment Research Council and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) in collaboration with the British Antarctic Survey, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Scottish Association for Marine Science.

The resource contains the following sections:

Introducing the Arctic

  • Climate change

  • Snow, water, ice, permafrost

  • Physical landscape

Arctic wildlife

  • Hunter or hunted?


  • Arctic science

Arctic people and resources

  • Living on the edge

  • Resources from the edge

Arctic challenges

  • Postcard from the edge

  • Troubled waters

Arctic governance

  • Arctic circumpolar governance