Impact of Climate Change on the People of the Northern Circumpolar Region

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Impact of Climate Change on the People of the Northern Circumpolar Region
Introduction
The Arctic is quickly becoming one of the regions of the world most affected by climate change, specifically by the greenhouse gases that increase the earth’s temperature. Although for many millenia the typical weather of the northern circumpolar region has been severe and bleak, with the melting of the polar ice caps, the normal ecological patterns of snow, sea ice and permafrost are shifting.
Even though its cold climate has provided substantial means for the people of the region, the Canadian North and its economy and social structure has developed around the peculiarities of its ecological structure. With the changes now occurring, the people of the...
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