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International Polar Year: The social pole?

As change in the Arctic accelerates, scientists and indigenous peoples have pressing reasons to work together, reports Richard Monastersky.

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Richard Monastersky is a features editor for Nature in Washington DC. See pages 1072 , 1074 and Editorial, page 1057

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Monastersky, R. International Polar Year: The social pole?. Nature 457, 1077–1078 (2009).

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