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Newsletter highlights community-based observations

IARC’s Alaska Arctic Observatory & Knowledge Hub is excited to share their 2019 newsletter. AAOKH helps northern Alaska coastal communities share their expertise and observations of environmental change. Read AAOKH news to hear first hand experiences from local observers about how warming air and ocean temperatures, shrinking sea ice and other changes are impacting wildlife and the…

Alaska’s Changing Environment

Alaska’s Changing Environment Documenting Alaska’s physical and biological changes through observations Alaska has recently experienced profound environmental change related to extreme weather events and deviations from the historical climate. Sustained warmth, sea ice loss, coastal flooding, river flooding, and major ecosystem changes have impacted the daily lives of Alaskans around the state. Temperatures have been…