The communities of Quinhagak, Shageluk, Nunapitchuk, Buckland, and Akiachak will receive grants from the USDA’s branch of Rural Development for water, wastewater and solid waste projects.
For the first time in the United States, a technology traditionally used on humans is testing possible widespread threats to food security.
With Arctic temperatures rising, scientists want to know how those changes affect the migration of diseases and contaminants through the Bering Strait, and Alaska researchers are getting nearly a million dollars to study the question.
Too little of the essential vitamin can lead to tissue damage and weak bones and, in extreme cases, can lead to bone deformities known as rickets.
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