The story of the Arctic is about people and place. Explore this remote region and find out how it is changing with the help of the people who live and work here.

Investigate the challenges people face, discover the wildlife and learn how the Arctic is governed. In the Arctic, scientists have made discoveries about changes which could affect the whole world.

Begin discovering the Arctic for yourself. Each section of the site features activities, images, video clips and fact sheets, to help you learn about the Arctic – the roof of the world.