Topics » Climate Change   Sept. 17, 2013

Life at the 'Top of the World'

Changing Climate

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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

Changing Climate

Scientists like Ignatius Rigor, a climatologist at the University of Washington, have been traveling to the Arctic for years to study the region's rising temperatures and dwindling sea ice.

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