Greenland's residents grapple with global warmingThursday, January 10, 2019
Greenland's residents grapple with global warming
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(Reuters) - Nestled between icy peaks and lapped in frozen ocean waters, the tiny town of Tasiilaq in southeastern Greenland is home to some 2,000 people.
Seal hunter Henrik Josvasson pulls a common loon into his boat while seal hunting near the town of Tasiilaq, Greenland, June 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Colorful wooden houses dot the sub-Arctic landscape battered by one of the harshest climates on the planet.
But global warming is reshaping the world’s largest island, causing the ice sheet to melt at a faster rate than previously thought, according to recent research.
As scientists study the threats posed by a warming climate, some of the immediate
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