World’s race for economic growth threatens Greenland’s pure white wilderness

Observer: Part of the appeal of coming to the north of Greenland, I have no qualms in saying, was to discover the remnants of a way of life that might be labelled "exotic". However, it would be misleading to suggest that all the Polar Eskimos here belong to a culture which could be called "hunter-gatherer". Nowadays, the majority of the people in Qaanaaq live as we do with more or less the same amenities. Seventy-two people own a hunting licence in the Thule region and most of those are part-time hunters.......

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