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Climate migration: Alaska village resists despite threats

Search online for the little town of Shishmaref and you’ll see homes perilously close to the ocean, and headlines that warn this Native community in western Alaska is on the verge of disappearing.

Arctic permafrost is thawing fast. That affects us all.
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Arctic permafrost is thawing fast. That affects us all.

As the frozen ground warms much faster than expected, it’s reshaping the landscape—and releasing carbon gases that fuel global warming.
Nancy Fresco: In Alaska, everyone's grappling with climate change

Nancy Fresco: In Alaska, everyone's grappling with climate change

For everyone from traditional hunters to the military, the National Park Service to the oil industry, climate change is the new reality in Alaska. Government, residents and businesses are all trying to adapt.

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