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.
A Russian icebreaker just completed the fastest transit of the Northern Sea Route, and did so one month after the shipping season usually closes.
The 30-minute TV program, “When the Water Took the Land,” will premiere this Sunday and then air again on Tuesday.
President Obama ended his Alaska trip in Kotzebue, unveiling initiatives to help rural villages cope with climate change in the fast-thawing Arctic.