Study Reveals Global Warming Effects in Arctic A new study finds global warming is particularly intense in the Arctic. The melting of glaciers, thinning sea ice and changes in permafrost not only have acute impacts on Arctic residents who depend on hunting and fishing for survival, but also have global consequences. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports.
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Study Reveals Global Warming Effects in Arctic

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Study Reveals Global Warming Effects in Arctic

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Study Reveals Global Warming Effects in Arctic

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A new study finds global warming is particularly intense in the Arctic. The melting of glaciers, thinning sea ice and changes in permafrost not only have acute impacts on Arctic residents who depend on hunting and fishing for survival, but also have global consequences. NPR's Elizabeth Arnold reports.

An aerial view of the Arctic ice pack melting near Baffin Island, photographed in 2002. Stuart Westmorland /Corbis hide caption

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