troubled watersLiving on the edge

This section explains why people live in the Arctic, what their lives are like and how they are changing. Climate change will have implications for the lives of the people living in the Arctic.

Aaju (link to movie)Listen to Aaju

Mobile phones will only work for around 22km around Qaanaaq in Greenland.

pole positionPole position

Living on the edgeWho are the people at the top of the world?


going furthercool runningGoing further

AvanersuaqThe Inuit community living in the Avanersuaq of North West of Greenland at latitude 77N are one of the most northerly communities in the world
Change - who are the winners and losers?How climate change is affecting lives in Greenland
The long journeyGrandfather, father and son tell their stories of how life is changing in Qaanaaq

Polar pitstopPolar pitstop

Living at 770NThe impact of the external world on Inuit life

All Greenland photos this page copyright R.Molony


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