Greenland, Global Warming and Human Interference (contains an exclusive film via Nowness)

(Artwork: Contains Screenshots of this movie)

“Filmmakers Glen Milner and Ben Hilton Witness the Greenland’s First Dawn of the Year. Set against the expansively beautiful and iridescent landscape of Northern Greenland, Glen Milner and Ben Hilton’s subtle and touching short visits the annual sun-welcoming ritual of the country’s Inuit population, which celebrates the dawn after more than 40 days of complete winter darkness. Following the daily routine of an Inuit ice fisherman and his son, Return of the Sun examines the affects of the changing climate on their livelihood and community […]” [source]

But how imminent is it now? Did the sea level rise? Is the climate changing? And why is it? Watch the full movie after the jump…

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TRANSATLANTIC WEB SEARCH: THIS MONTH ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC [MONTH 10/2011]

We look back to October 2011 to see which topics, trends and trivia emerged on both sides of the Atlantic…

1. With Halloween approaching LIFE Magazine asks if we know our candy…

2. Photographer Ari Versluis and profiler Ellie Uyttenbroek have documented various social groups over the last 16 years. They call their series Exactitudes: a contraction of exact and attitude.

3. Humminghouse shows what filmmakers tend to eat.

4. The folks from Tree and Treasure took part in the NOWNESS art competition. Here’s the attempt.

5. And finally: Happy birthday traffic-light man.

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