20 Oct 2011

Part 1 - Pole to Pole

From Pole To Pole, 9:01 am on 20 October 2011

Deutsche Welle's Irene Quaile takes you to some of the northern-most communities on the planet, including a research station on Spitsbergen in the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago about halfway between Scandinavia and the North Pole. In the small town of Barrow, at the northern tip of Alaska more than 500 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, the Inupiat people describe how climate change is affecting their traditional way of living off the ocean and to the rhythm of the sea ice.

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