Topics » Climate Change   Sept. 17, 2013

Life at the 'Top of the World'

Coastal Erosion

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Coastal Erosion

Diminishing ice in the Arctic is leading to warmer water temperatures and an increase in coastal erosion, which archeologists like Anne Jensen says threatens to wash away Inupiat artifacts that are centuries old.

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