Monday, March 11, 2013

"It is slow, really, and goes mostly unnoticed.  There is really no way of telling the difference until photos are compared from previous years.  The coastline would not look any different to those whom have not see it before, but, the coast is changing,  Some areas the buildings are falling into the Bering and Chukchi Sea. Ancient villages going away, from their thousand year foundations, winter ice is never consistent and in spring, Polar Bears challenged to adapt to an ice free platform that is essential to their cycle of continued existence with speculations now viewing them as interaction with coastal Grizzly populations to an eventual corroboration of survival.  My beach combing, photography venture, is compromised now with the hazards of Polar Bears pacing back and forth on beaches offering extreme dangers for people, Caribou and Reindeer. I harbor no fear or apprehension, in being this far north, it is the only place on Earth that offers me resolve, my only religion is the Arctic" 

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