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Indigenous Canadians face a crisis as climate change eats away island home

aerial view of lennox island
An aerial view of Lennox Island, off the coast of Prince Edward Island in eastern Canada. ‘We’re losing our island,’ said one resident. Photograph: The government of Prince Edward Island

Rising sea levels mean that Lennox Island has lost more than 400 acres in just a few generations. Now it’s First Nations community wonders if it has a future

January 18, 2017 — His hands tucked tightly in the pockets of his jeans, Gilbert Sark nodded at the ice-covered bay stretched out before him.  Continue reading Indigenous Canadians face a crisis as climate change eats away island home