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“A paradox of development”

It’s no surprise that circumpolar Inuit leaders who attended last month’s United Nations climate change conference in Copenhagen last month, known as COP15 for short, are divided over resource development in the Arctic. One one side, you have leaders such … Continue reading

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The Arctic’s last idealist

What happens to a nationalist movement that can’t find a way to pay for its aspirations? Aqqaluk Lynge, the urbane poet-politican who currently heads the Inuit Circumpolar Council’s Greenland section, doesn’t even try to reconcile the irreconcilable, as is evidenced … Continue reading

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