Climate change in the Arctic is fueling not only fear, but also hope.
PEOPLE . PLACES
Melting - The Future of the Arctic
52' (ENG, GER, SPA)
The melting ice will expose new land with reserves of oil, gas and minerals. In the far north it has given rise to great optimism, as newly-found mineral resources promise the Inuit a better life. But international corporations and self-proclaimed “partners” such as China also have their eye on the treasures of the Arctic. Some even dream of a polar Silk Road. But the indigenous people, the Inuit, are fighting for their independence. Our film team spent four weeks with a geological expedition to the north coast of Canada – a place where no human has ever set foot before – and were present when the geologists world’s northernmost spring.
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