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This Alaska Community is Losing Sea Ice to Climate Change

See how one small town’s survival is threatened by climate change.

Publish Date: Topic: Planet EarthPlanet EarthNova
By Noor Nasser

Residents of a small Alaskan island live on the front lines of climate change—and might have to change their way of life because of it.

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