Life in Greenland’s polar desert

Stephen Pax Leonard from the Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge has written a couple of stories for The Guardian in the polar region which you can find here. You should read “The disappearing world of the last of the Arctic hunters”. Here’s the latest one for The Observer : “Stephen Pax … Continue reading

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen is a 2006 Canadian-Danish film about the pressures on the traditional Inuit culture when explorer Knud Rasmussen introduces European cultural influences. Produced by Isuma, the film was directed by Zacharias Kunuk, who also directed the award-winning Inuit film Atanarjuat, and Norman Cohn. It premiered on September 7, 2006 at the … Continue reading