News From Bamsebu Archive

The countdown is on

“I have no special talents, I am merely passionately curious” -Albert Einstein   Its April and its Citizen Science Month, so what does that mean? For us up here in the land of ice and snow and Polar Bears it means being a keen observer to change as we record what...

From climate despair to climate optimism

Solstice- moving towards the light to shine the light!   We shall not cease from exploration and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. — TS Eliot   Inspiration and guest expert We are borrowing...

Climate technology and a beautiful day

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ― Margaret Mead. As we celebrate Community this month- we celebrate the immense power people possess when they band together with...

The light is back, but there is still no sea ice

“Borders, I have never seen one. But I hear they exist in the minds of some people”  – Thor Heyerdahl -    Life here can be thought of as chaos.  It is surreal, dark, cold, expansive, harsh, barren, peaceful, magical and ever-changing. It is full of random polar...
Newborn

Newborn

Saturday May 2nd we rode our Lynx snowmobiles for 6 hours from Bamsebu to the town of Longyearbyen for a quick...

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Time

Time

50 plus years of preparation? Maybe we can say it like that. Seems like everything we have done in our lives, up until...

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