Arctic on the front lines of climate change battle

The Arctic is warming about three times faster than the rest of the world. PHOTO: ST FILE
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The Arctic is standing on the front lines of humanity's battle with climate change, with a melting permafrost, increased rainfall and disappearing ice sheets.

And the consequences of these extreme weather phenomena are not isolated to this part of the world.

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