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Humbled by Nature

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“I never really understood what it meant to be humbled by nature until I came here,” Tyler reflects. Join Davis, Karen, Lauren, and Tyler as they discuss the impact the Western Alaskan environment has had on them.

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As Project Chariot Clean-Up Ends, Legacy Lingers for Point Hope

During the Cold War, the U.S. Atomic Energy Agency made plans to detonate nuclear bombs a few dozen miles from Point Hope. This summer, state and federal agencies are cleaning out what they hope are the last remnants from Project Chariot’s legacy, even as residents of Point Hope say they still feel left out of the conversation about what happens on their land.

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Breakup Creating Havoc for Ice Dredgers

The early break-up of sea ice has left winter gold-dredging operations scrambling to haul equipment back to shore. And not everyone has fared well so far. “It was pretty crazy, saidJesse Strickling, part of the Lazy Gator mining operation that got cut off from shore when the chunk of ice they were staged on detached…

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