The Arctic is warming twice as fast as the rest of the world, and as Greenland’s ice recedes, a way of life is disappearing along with it.
Greenland’s Inuit communities, who for centuries have relied on the predictable seasonal advance and retreat of sea ice to hunt and fish, are now dealing with increasingly unpredictable conditions and face an uncertain future. These pictures, taken by photographer Ciril Jazbec for National Geographic’s climate change issue, show how global warming is disrupting long-held traditions in the tiny western town of Uummannaq.
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