At the Edge of the World: A Look at Life in Greenland

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Kelly Deuerling, a Ph.D. candidate and NSF Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Florida, looks out onto a glacier as she takes part in a study to analyze the water chemistry coming out of the glacial environment and using that to understand how the melt is effecting the sea waters on July 10, 2013 in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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A wedding party enjoys music and dance on July 20, 2013 in Qeqertaq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Fisherman, Inunnguaq Petersen, hunts for seal as he waits for fish to catch on the line he put out near icebergs that broke off from the Jakobshavn Glacier on July 22, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Knud Sakaessen jumps off onto an iceberg that broke off from the Jakobshavn Glacier as he takes some of the ice for use at home on July 21, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Francica Olsem plays on a swing on July 09, 2013 in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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People hang out together on July 09, 2013 in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Loretta Henriksen holds the rhubarb she gathered from the garden in front of her home on July 27, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. Nuuk, the capital of the country of about 56,000 people, is where the government is trying to balance the discovery of minerals and other new opportunities brought on by climate change with the old ways of doing things. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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A fishing boat is seen near homes on July 19, 2013 in Ilulissat, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Arnaq Egede works among the plants in her family’s potato farm on July 31, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. The farm, the largest in Greenland, has seen an extended crop growing season due to climate change. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Arnaq Egede walks to the potato field on her family’s farm on July 31, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. The farm, the largest in Greenland, has seen an extended crop growing season due to climate change. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Pilu Nielsen uncovers the families potato patch on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Potato farmers Arnaq Egede (L) and Ferdinan Egede eat lunch together at the house on the family’s farm on July 31, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Karl Peter Jakobsen (L) and Miki Lange practice with their guitars as they enjoy a warm summer day on July 29, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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People relax and enjoy the warm weather on July 30, 2013 in Narsaq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Icebergs and flowers are seen near the home of potato and sheep farmer Otto Nielsen on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Homes are seen against the backdrop of mountains on July 28, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Constuction cranes are seen as new apartment buildings are built into the mountains on July 29, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Makkak Nielsen cooks dinner in her kitchen on the families potato and sheep farm on July 30, 2013 in Qaqortoq, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Lotta Mølgaard enjoys the warmth of the sun on July 29, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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Premier Aleqa Hammond, the leader of Greenlands Parliament (L) shops for food in the grocery store on July 29, 2013 in Nuuk, Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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