Canadian Inuit subsistence and ecological instability—if the climate changes, must the Inuit?

  title={Canadian Inuit subsistence and ecological instability—if the climate changes, must the Inuit?},
  author={George W. Wenzel},
  journal={Polar Research},
  pages={89 - 99}
  • G. Wenzel
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Environmental Science
  • Polar Research
Considerable attention has been devoted to the possible effects of global climate change on the environment of the circumpolar world.With regard to the Inuit, the aboriginal culture of Arctic Canada, research interest has focused principally on the vulnerability of the hunting and harvesting component of the traditional food system, otherwise frequently referred to as the subsistence system, if wild terrestrial and marine resources become less available. Although also concerned with the… 

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