flag groenland Lene Kielsen Holm
Researcher • Greenland

“All over Greenland, fishermen and hunters are facing global warming in their everyday lives”

Lene Kielsen Holm received the 2008 Woman of Discovery Award for her research on the Inuit adapting their lives to fit their harsh climate. She is a native of Greenland, and member of the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC), a Permanent Participant in the Arctic Council. Since 2005 she has been working on the Sila-Inuk project, collecting eye witness accounts of the effects of climate change from seal hunters and fishermen.

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