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The Arctic farmer saying no to plastic

Meet the man growing vegetables in the most northerly town on Earth.
Longyearbyen, on the Arctic's Svalbard Islands, is a hostile natural environment for plants, with no daylight for 3 months each year.
Residents rely on air freight for much of their produce, and Ben Vidmar wants to make it more sustainable.
Can he make a difference?
Video produced by Daniel South and Trystan Young. Listen to more stories from Newshour.

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