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Inuit fear losing way of life if oil drilling happens

Inuit living on the edge of the Arctic Ocean fear their unique way of life could be destroyed if oil drilling goes ahead.

Meanwhile, many Alaskans believe the Arctic's energy reserves could be important both economically and politically.

Rajesh Mirchandani visited the Arctic town of Barrow during a traditional festival to celebrate the spring whale hunt.

  • 19 Jul 2010
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