Change Comes to the Arctic: A Photographic Journey
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Jones Sound In the far north of Canada, the sea between Devon Island and Ellesmere Island used to be full of ice in early August. When I travelled there in 2007, the ice was gone except for these beautiful blue floes made of hard old ice. I arrived at an Inuit village to be told “we have never seen a ship here this early, ever.” The pace of change across the Arctic has stunned scientists: that catastrophic collapse in 2007 reduced the area of ice to a level that computer models had predicted would not arrive until 2056.