Topics » Climate Change   Sept. 17, 2013

Life at the 'Top of the World'

Extreme Temperatures

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Barrow, AlaskaPoint BarrowInupiat CultureExtreme TemperaturesSubsistence Lifestyle'$10 For a Gallon of Milk'Changing ClimateDiminishing Sea IceLooking for IceNew Shipping RoutesCoastal ErosionThe Effect of IndustryWay of Life at Risk

Extreme Temperatures

During the summer months, the sun never sets. But in the winter, with temperatures regularly 30 degrees below zero, the sun never comes up.

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