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By Mark Nuttall

With special essays at the Arctic's surroundings, natural world, weather, heritage, exploration, assets, economics, politics, indigenous cultures and languages, conservation projects and extra, this Encyclopedia is the single significant paintings and accomplished reference in this great, complicated, altering, and more and more very important a part of the globe. together with 305 maps.

This Encyclopedia is not just an updated interdisciplinary paintings of reference for all these taken with educating or getting to know Arctic concerns, yet a desirable and finished source for citizens of the Arctic, and all these curious about international environmental concerns, sustainability, technological know-how, and human interactions with the environment.

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Source to have yet been produced on this vast, complex, changing, and increasingly important part of the globe. The book is not only an up-to-date interdisciplinary work of reference for all those involved in teaching or researching Arctic issues, but a fascinating and comprehensive resource for residents of the Arctic, and all those concerned with global environmental issues, sustainability, science, and human interactions with the environment. A Collaborative Project A project of this magnitude, dealing as it does with an enormous region, must have a starting point.

Meddelelser om Grønland. Man and Society, Copenhagen: Ny Nordisk Forlag—Arnold Busck, No. ” Grønland, Charlottenlund: Det Grønlandske Selskab, 1992, No. 3, pp. ” Jordens Folk, Etnografisk Revy, 1979, No. 4, pp. 361–372 ABORIGINAL IDENTITIES Indigenous people are experiencing rapid and extensive political, economic, and cultural change in the 21st century. Individually and in communities, regions, nations, and international or interregional organizations, they are finding ways to continue, restore, or revive their cultures and maintain their identities while adapting to and influencing a changing world.

In connection with modernization during the 20th century, Aasiaat’s factory was improved to include fillet production and a freezing plant in 1966. Moreover, the rich shrimp stock in Disko Bay turned out to be accessible from Aasiaat, and a shrimp processing plant was thus established in 1951. Due to the ice conditions in the area, shrimp processing had previously been impossible during the winter; hence in 1989, a new plant was built, which included a large freezing storage that enabled year-round processing.

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