Inuit Observations of Climate Change

This video features changes in the land, sea, and animals that are being observed by the residents of Sachs Harbour, Northwest Territories, Canada â many of whom hunt, trap, and fishâbecause of their long-standing and intimate connection with their ecosystem. Scientists interview the residents and record their observations in order to deepen our understanding of climate change in the polar region. Background essay and discussion questions are included.

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May be used to spark discussion of how we know climate is changing and how it is already affecting humans.

Showing this video could serve as an introduction into current warming trends, impacts on a vulnerable community, and discussing environmental justice issues.

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