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Greenland is the 12th largest country in the world, with a size of 2,166,086 square kilometers, making it the world’s largest island that is not a continent. But also Greenland is one of the least densely populated countries in the world, with a population of approximately 57,000. Most of Greenland (about 81%) is covered in ice, except for…

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Bill McKibben for youth4planet

Bill McKibben, author and founder of 350.org wrote to youth4planet just after receiving the aAlternative Nobel…

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Ice is white – no? The Black Ice Story

We are here with Prof Jason Box who has been monitoring changes on the Greenland icesheet to try and tell people what’s happening in this remote but important location. Yesterday we took a helicopter ride to Kiagtût Sermiat Glacier which was really cool where Jason Box is recording how fast this glacier is melting. I noticed all this black…

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Nørsk and Northern Lights

Yesterday the team and I were visiting the Nørsk reconstruction area in Qassiarsuk, Greenland. From what I heard, this area is the best reconsruction zone in the world. This is a place where the Nørsk (Viking) came and settled in Greenland for several hundred years. In that reconstruction zone, we went to a church of Erik the Red. I am amazed…

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Help to make Greenland greener

Our mission for today was to plant at least 100 trees, and that is what we have done. Nature in Narsarsuaq is really amazing. The arctic is not full of ice and glaciers, as most of the people think. Here, in South Greenland, you can also see a beautiful green vegetation. During photosynthesis, trees and other plants absorb carbon dioxide and…

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Arctic!! ( Finally )

After 5 days going from Indonesia, with all the obstacles ( 2x flight delayed, 1x cancel flight, bad weather, super foggy, rain, wind) finally we made it to the Arctic! Actually it was out of my expectation, because i thought Arctic will be a place covered by ice and snow, but what i see here is different. It’s a wonderful place, very peaceful,…

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The arctic is..?

Arriving in the arctic. What do each of the earthTeam members say about it? Also we met Jason Box.

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Our planet is changing rapidly

… and the arctic is a symbol for…

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