A Swiss family has been at sea for 16 years, striving to reach the tops of the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents. Their epic journey has now brought them to Nome.
With a swipe of a smartphone, locals can submit their environmental observations, and there’s even an app aimed at preventing further change.
A new study in the Journal of Physical Oceanography suggests that rising temperatures in the far north could result in warmer water, or what’s known as spicier water.
An ice jam from the nearby Inmachuk River flooded the only road to the village’s airport.
A two-day workshop in Nome is bringing together village leaders, university researchers, and government officials to discuss climate change adaptation in the region.
Dennis Davis said sea ice conditions have become less reliable for his fellow seal and walrus hunters. He said the footage he collects with the drone “is like insurance.”
Volunteer Maddie Winchester recently traveled to Shishmaref, Alaska, to collect material for KNOM’s Story49. Like all of our volunteers’ village trips, Maddie’s allowed her to see an incredible slice of life in rural Alaska — and to meet an exceptional young person, advocating for his community.
Commissioner Dr. Frances Gulland will give a talk Monday night on changes in marine mammal health.
In January’s Story49, travel to Shishmaref to hear from Esau Sinnok, a youth activist raising awareness about climate change.
A low pressure system is funneling warm air towards the Arctic, creating pools of meltwater at the North Pole.