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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.

Kodiak, Alaska, United States
Laine Welch / Anchorage Daily News / July 9, 2018

Fishery scientists suspect the downturns are due to the warmest sea-surface temperatures ever recorded running from 2014-2016.

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MacKenzie River Delta
Jimmy Thomson / The Narwhal / July 10, 2018

Salmon used to be infrequent visitors to the Mackenzie River and communities of the Arctic, but more species have begun to show up in the North more often and in greater numbers than ever before.

Read article on The Narwhal



Shishmaref, Alaska, United States
Elizabeth Jenkins / Alaska Public Media / July 9, 2018

There’s only one historical record of a great white shark in the Bering Sea: fishermen caught one nearly 40 years ago. But scientists have reason to believe that in recent years there might be more of the predators around.

Read article on Alaska Public Media



Southeast Greenland
CBC / July 12, 2018

All was quiet on June 22 as Canadian scientists David and Denise Holland settled in for the night off Greenland’s Helheim Glacier. But within minutes, five to eight billion tons of ice had broken off into the water.

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Чита, Забайкальский край, Russia
Siberia Times / July 11, 2018

Heavy rains engulf TransBaikal region with a dozen railway bridges destroyed and 15 more damaged.

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Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland
Yle Uutiset / July 15, 2018

With current tropical conditions set to continue for another week, the situation is not likely to improve before the end of July or early August.

Read article on Yle Uutiset



Красноярск, Красноярский край, Russia
Siberian Times / July 13, 2018

Latest reports show 27 fires across Krasnoyarsk region covering 8,682 hectares in. Areas potentially threatening settlements. The forest fire situation is most difficult in Siberia and the Far East, in the Sakha region.

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