Expedition to Baffin Island to raise awareness about global warming

Published: Friday 15 June 2007

A 78-day-long dogsled expedition of Canada's Baffin Island to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change on the polar region ended on May 11 in the town of Igloolik in Nunavut province. The expedition, first in a series of Global Warming 101 expeditions, was attempting to understand and highlight how rising temperatures, melting ice, changing wildlife and other manifestations of global warming were affecting the Inuits--natives of the Arctic.

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