Ice lead, Dijmhna Sund, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, Greenland

Dijmhna Sund, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden
Ice lead, Dijmhna Sund, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, Greenland

Ice lead, Dijmhna Sund, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, Greenland, originally uploaded by Dave Walsh Photography.

A pathway opens in the landfast sea ice, forming a question mark in Dijmhna Sund, Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden, in Greenland’s remote northeast corner. The Arctic Ocean sea ice continues to decline; as more white ice, which reflects sunlight back into space, is lost to due the burning of fossil fuels, the remaining dark water absorbs heat, creating a feedback effect spells bad news for the Arctic, and the global climate. Greenland, 2009

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