Archaeologists have long since documented the effects of climate change on sea-level rise at the end of the last Ice Age. Coastal prehistoric communities that relied on the ocean's bounty for survival developed traditions that supported their lifestyle for years, even centuries. Many of those sites were ultimately inundated by the rise in sea level. This writer documents similar changes occurring to the modern day Inugguit in northern Greenland.
In Greenland's northernmost village, a melting Arctic threatens the age-old hunt
By Chris Mooney
The Washington Post
April 29, 2017