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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.

Utqiaġvik, Alaska, United States
Shady Grove Oliver / Arctic Sounder / October 6, 2017

Cleanup and recovery from the recent storm that battered the North Slope coastline may carry a price tag exceeding $10 million.

Read article on Arctic Sounder



Casey Grove / Eye on the Arctic / September 28, 2017

The extraordinary sight of a 30-foot long dead humpback whale that washed up on a beach area in Anchorage.

Read article on Eye on the Arctic



Igloolik Island, Nunavut, Canada
Jane George / Nunatsiaq Online / October 6, 2017

That’s after the bird apparently lost its way to its usual wintering-over grounds far away to the South.

Read article on Nunatsiaq Online



Killary Harbour, Ireland
Kevin O'Sullivan / The Irish Times / October 6, 2017

Read article on The Irish Times



Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
Yle Uutiset / October 5, 2017

New research finds that ticks are not only becoming more common in Finland but incidents of the tick-borne disease Borrelia - also known as Lyme disease - has grown exponentially in the past 20 years.

Read article on Yle Uutiset



Kolyma River Bank, ENE 150 km of Srednekolymsk, Russia
The Siberian Time Reporter / The Siberian Times / September 29, 2017

Far from the Arctic snow and ice, in brown bear territory, the adventurous two year old is soon to take a river trip back home.

Read article on The Siberian Times



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