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Melting sea Ice at Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

Melting sea Ice at Pond Inlet, Nunavut, Canada

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Uploaded 19 Aug 2013 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2013 Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Sea ice is an important habitat for, among other, polar bears and seals. For the local Inuit seal hunting (mainly on abundant ring seals) is an important part of life. In Pond Inlet (Inuktitut: Mittimatalik), access to sea ice plays also an important role for wildlife-viewing tourism. The economy of Pond Inlet is largely service based with government as the largest employer. Small businesses that serve the community, tourism, and art work though are also found. As a tourist destination, Pon ...
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