Heart of the Arctic: Reflections

Even remote nature reinforces the need for compact settlement patterns.
August 17, 2015, 11am PDT | Scott Doyon
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Hazel Borys offers up her final blog in the Heart of the Arctic series.

"The biggest imprints are three things: the inclusivity of the people, the vastness of the land, and the need to continue to do all we can to develop in compact settlement patterns as one of the many things that can help keep us from further damaging earth’s cooling system."

"5% of the world’s population uses 23% of the world’s oil, produces 21% of greenhouse gases, and owns 28% of the world’s autos. What can you and I do to make a difference?"

Kangerlussuatsiaq, also known as Evidghedsfiorden, or the Fjord of Eternity, in Greenland. Image Credit: Hazel Borys, Creative Commons Sharealike with Attribution Licensing

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Published on Monday, August 17, 2015 in PlaceShakers
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