Greenland's Indigenous Struggle With Climate Change in Documentary

ICTMN Staff
1/25/12

"Arctic Story," a full-length documentary by photographer Jenny E. Ross, documents the changing lifestyle and environment of the Inuit people of Siorapaluk, the northernmost settlement on Earth. "The sea remains unfrozen along the coast in late fall, at a time of year when it should be covered with ice," Ross writes on the film's Vimeo page. "Glaciers are melting, and shedding huge quantities of ice and meltwater into the ocean. The animals inhabiting the land and water are threatened by rising temperatures and loss of sea ice. Greenlanders who have survived for generations by hunting are now losing their prey and their traditional way of life."

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