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Bridging the Climate Gap in Rural Alaskan Communities.

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • Oct 5, 2021 8:00 pm
  • 10:12

As a result of climate change, Alaska is warming faster than any other US state. Melting sea ice is making hunting and fishing harder and more dangerous for Alaska natives living along the coast. It’s even forced some communities to completely relocate and prompted discussion of the need for more bridges to connect places no longer accessible over sea ice. Davin Holen is a University of Alaska-Fairbanks researcher working on several projects to help coastal communities adapt to the changing climate. (Segment produced by James Hoopes)