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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.

Lijiang, Yunnan, China
Sam McNeil and Olivia Zhang / Washington Post / October 21, 2018

On the edge of the Third Pole, a retreating glacier draws tourists and worries over climate change.

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Haines, Alaska, United States
Henry Leasia, / KHNS - Haines / October 19, 2018

Southeast Alaska had a very dry September. Heavy rains returned to the region this month, triggering a large mudslide on the Haines Highway.

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Zaz Hollander / Anchorage Daily News / October 22, 2018

Record-breaking October weather in much of Alaska has meant ice-free Arctic communities and fresh fruit and foliage in Southcentral.

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Ylivieska, Pohjois-Pohjanmaa, Finland
Yle Uutiset / October 14, 2018

October temperature records were broken on Sunday afternoon, with the mercury surpassing 20°C in many places, according to the Finnish Meteorological Institute.

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Ristiina, Southern Savonia, Finland
Yle Uutiset / October 15, 2018

Fifty percent of Saimaa ringed seal pups born between the years of 2014-2017 entered the world in a snowdrift constructed by volunteers.

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New Hampshire, United States
Concord Monitor / October 17, 2018

The news isn’t getting any better for New Hampshire’s moose, as the population explosion of winter ticks driven by warmer winters continues to take a toll.

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Anchorage, Alaska, United States
Mike Brook and Joe Meehan / LEO Network / September 30, 2018

Erosion of Kincaid beach bluffs accelerated compared to previous years.

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