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What life’s like in the world’s northernmost naturally inhabited town
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What life’s like in the world’s northernmost naturally inhabited town
the washington post
Jun 9, 2019
By Kenneth Dickerman and Anna Filipova


Anna Filipova photographs areas that most of us will never set foot in. But she’s not just a photographer, she’s also a researcher. These two disciplines dovetail for Filipova in her specialty, focusing on environmental topics in remote and often inaccessible areas. Previously, In Sight published Filipova’s work in the coal mines in Svalbard, Norway, between continental Norway and the North Pole.

Recently, Filipova set out to document how climate change is affecting a small town in far north Greenland. Filipova told In Sight about her latest project. The following text has been edited for clarity.


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