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American Hunter Snyder in Greenland. Amerikaneren Hunter Snyder i Grønland.

highly adaptive scallop knife, which is constantly reshaped to reduce aches and pains in the body and as a result of the changing sizes of the scallops dredged south of Nuuk. - I am also writing a paper about the science, technology and regulation of food sharing and security with Natuk Olsen at the University of Greenland. - Toward the end of this summer, my research partner Ulunnguaq Markussen and I plan to live and work in the settlement of Qeqertarsuatsiaat/Fiskenæsset where we plan to introduce a living conditions survey with a special emphasis on how small scale fishing operatons have developed as a result of the nearby Aappaluttoq ruby mine operated by True North Gems Greenland. - There are several other projects I am also working on, from the prospective sea urchin fishery in Greenland, to how Greenland may derive value from the UN Food and Agricultural Organization’s Small Scale Fisheries Guidelines. Greenland - I love spending time in Greenland’s nature, which is never far from us. - One of the most remarkable things that I realized about people in Greenland,

are that if you show a genuine interest in people, they not only try to answer your questions, but they often want to help you anyway they can, says Hunter. - I really enjoyed that Greenland allowed me to be curious. In generel, people share their knowledge and are open to cooperation, he adds. - I am especially thankful for how common food sharing is in Greenland, and for the many illuminating conversations I have had with people over kaffemiks and dinners. - There is so much to do in Nuuk and I am rarely alone. People are very open, and if you want to meet somebody, you just call and arrange a time to meet up. - People are incredibly friendly and helpful, ends Hunter Snyder, who, after making his PhD in Greenland, hopes to live and work in Greenland.

Facts Age: 25 Education: M.Sc. Anthropology (Univ. Oxford), B.Sc. Film/Anthropology (Drexel)

Hydropower operator Jens Bjerge, using his sparetime on fishing, hunting and training for triathlon.

Vandkrafttekniker Jens Bjerge bruger sin fritid på fiskeri, jagt og træner til triathlon.

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