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.

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…

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Alaska vs. the lower 48

Glaciers surround the Prince William Sound on the south coast of Alaska. Photo by Mike Fritz, PBS NewsHour. This week, PBS NewsHour, in collaboration with the Seattle Times and the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, is rolling out a…

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