Barrow

  • September 17, 2013   BY Mike Fritz  

    Temperatures in the Arctic are warming twice as fast as any other place on the planet. PBS NewsHour recently traveled there to report on how Alaska Natives are coping with the cascading effects of climate change on their subsistence lifestyle. Continue reading

  • September 17, 2013   BY Mike Fritz 

    At 330 miles above the Arctic Circle, life has never been easy for those brave enough to call Barrow home. The population currently hovers around 5,000 and about half of the residents are native Inupiat Eskimo, indigenous people who have survived for centuries by relying upon subsistence hunting and whaling. Continue reading