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Arctic Team Studies Global Warming, Inuit Culture

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Arctic Team Studies Global Warming, Inuit Culture

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Arctic Team Studies Global Warming, Inuit Culture

Arctic Team Studies Global Warming, Inuit Culture

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Beginning this month, a team of seven explorers — including three Inuit hunters — are embarking on a 1,200-mile journey across Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. Traveling by dog sled, the expedition will spend time in local villages discussing the effects of Global Warming on Inuit cultures. A project of the Will Steger Foundation, the team will communicate with and educate online participants around the world.

A team of seven explorers — including three Inuit hunters — is about to embark on a 1,200-mile journey across Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic. Traveling by dogsled, the expedition will spend time in local villages discussing the effects of global warming on Inuit cultures — and will use the Internet to communicate with interested observers around the world.

The project is sponsored by the Will Steger Foundation, dedicated to the exploraiton and preservation of the Arctic.

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