'You may want to go home' – for the last time ever

Christopher Engås / Svalbardposten
Icepeople | February 19, 2016
I’m throwing clothing, books, electronics and everything else wildly about in my apartment, not caring where any of it lands except for what I most treasure. Minutes ago the building was declared uninhabitable due to climate change damage and we have two hours to evacuate.


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