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Global Warming Threatens Shishmaref

In this video segment adapted from Spanner Films, learn about how global warming and changing sea ice conditions affect the Alaska Native village of Shishmaref. Hear firsthand accounts about how climate change has altered the condition, extent, and freeze-up of sea ice. Understand how the local subsistence way of life relies on the presence of sea ice. Learn about how houses were relocated after a strong storm in 1997 and how erosion continues to threaten the village.

This media asset was adapted from "Baked Alaska" by Spanner Films .

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