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The Arctic is not just ice and polar bears

News   •   Jun 04, 2019 09:58 CEST

Map: P. Rekacewicz - GRIDArendal

The Arctic does not only consist of polar bears, sea ice and permafrost. The region is home to more than 4 million people, of which ca. 10% are Indigenous People.

These local communities depend on traditional activities like fishing, hunting, herding and gathering to sustain their economy.

Map: Phillippe Rekacewicz - GRID Arendal http://www.grida.no/resources/13337

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