The Children’s Environmental Health Summit brought together tribal leaders, scientists, and a variety of healthcare specialists to discuss environmental pollutants posing a risk to Arctic communities.
Alaska Community Action on Toxics (ACAT) was in Nome last week. The visit focused on one of the biggest toxic impacts in the Bering Strait: cancer.
Earlier this summer, a very special community education course in a key part of KNOM’s listening area highlighted a growing awareness of pollution in our region. With your support, KNOM was on the front lines of this crucial story.
Women of the Norton Sound are rallying against high rates of cancer, developmental disabilities and other diseases linked to contaminants and former military sites in the Bering Strait.
In Monday’s News: Galena evacuees taking up temporary residence in Fairbanks to escape Yukon River flood; Alaska Community Action on Toxics in Nome to blow whistle…