Another installment in a series of nine slideshows were publishing called Picturing climate change. The stories were photographed by the NOOR picture agency in anticipation of the Copenhagen global climate summit occurring this week. We'll post more pictures from other slideshows in coming days.
Stanley Greene/Consequences by NOOR
A boy sleeps on a rock in the village, dressed in fur-lined clothes made from polar bears and seals. Ice is a foundation of the culture here, but one that is weakening. In fact, Greenland's entire ice sheet has become less stable in recent years due to warmer temperatures and earlier spring thaws.