Photo essay by Island Institute's Peter Ralston, who shows images he took during a yacht trip through the Arctic Circle and Canadian Arctic, giving evidence of climate change. The ice loss is impacting the daily life of citizens of the region who are hunters and fishermen quickly losing their way in a fast changing environment.
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Ralston, Peter, "Arctic Observations" (2017). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 554.