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Hot Times in Alaska

 



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The show "Hot Times in Alaska" premieres June 15th, 2004, The online video for the show is below. Also be sure to take a look at related stories from the Frontiers Archive:



Canary in a Coal Mine
Climate models predict major changes for Alaska's wildlife. Scientists are already seeing these effects on the guillemot's population.


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The Heat is On
As Alaska gets warmer and dryer, there are big changes in the boreal forests and impacts on the melting permafrost.


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Squirrels in Decline
Learn how tundra inhabitants, such as the Arctic Ground Squirrel are adapting - or not - to changing Arctic conditions.


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The Trouble with Shrubs
Scientists use aerial photographs from the 1940s and compare them to current photographs to track changes in the landscape due to climate change.


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