Video: Melting Sea Ice Has Changed Life in Greenland

This story first appeared on the Guardian website and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.

Sea ice in the Arctic has shrunk to its smallest extent ever recorded, smashing the previous record minimum and prompting warnings of accelerated climate change. Klaus Thyman from Project Pressure speaks to two Greenlanders about how the extreme shift is impacting their everyday lives.

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  • Klaus Thymann is artistic director for the nonprofit Project Pressure. He is an award-winning photographer and film director with 20 years of experience.