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The Northern Climate Observer

The Northern Climate Observer is a compilation of articles and observations about changing environment and climate, and the impacts on Northern communities. It is a LEO Network product, published weekly by the Center for Climate and Health at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.

Science | AAAS / January 24, 2019

Climate change has opened region up for more of the year

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Петропавловск-Камчатский, Kamchatka, Russia
РЕН ТВ / January 10, 2019

Sea lions have been pushed to come closer town because of marine pollution and over fishing, and now they are eating the scraps from the fish processing plant.

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Sand Point, Alaska, United States
Zaz Hollander / Anchorage Daily News / January 24, 2019

The third such bite in two years prompted a police warning in the Aleutian Islands town.

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Arctic Village, Alaska, United States
CBC / January 21, 2019

Jim Hollandsworth of Arctic Village said he encountered the bear in early January. He said the bear had tried to get into his cabin about 32 kilometers from the village.

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Norman Wells, Northwest Territories, Canada
Michael Hugall / CBC / January 22, 2019

Officers received four separate calls in 48 hours from Sunday to Monday. The wolves were quite active, quite brazen, coming out in the daylight hours right in residential areas. One resident had a dog encounter with one of the wolves but was not harmed.

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Northwest Territories
Sidney Cohen / CBC / January 29, 2019

Last week, in the wee hours of the morning, a curious wolverine was caught on camera wandering the hallway to a dormitory at Diavik Diamond Mine.

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Salmo, British Columbia, Canada
Sarah Cox / The Narwhal / January 18, 2019

The Kootenay populations, a fixture on the landscape for thousands of years, succumbed to industrial disturbances and other human activity in their critical habitat.

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