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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.

Nome, Alaska, United States
JAMES MASON AND DIANA HAECKER / The Nome Nugget / May 17, 2019

Near Nome, reports of seal pups and walrus calves hauled out on beaches are piling up at an unprecedented rate.

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Tatitlek, Alaska, United States
Ricky Kompkoff and Tom Okey / LEO Network / May 14, 2019

This catch in a Tatitlek herring net places a school of shiner surfperch about 700 km north of their normal range.

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West Coast of the USA
Dave Alsup and Jay Croft, CNN / CNN / May 17, 2019

Ocean scientists are concerned about dead gray whales that have washed up on the US West Coast this year at the highest rate in almost two decades.

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Burnaby Mountain, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Lindsay Brown and Nancy Turner / LEO Network / April 28, 2019

Salal bushes observed to be very dry and dying in British Columbia.

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High Level, Alberta, Canada
CBC / May 21, 2019

An out-of-control wildfire burning near a town in northwestern Alberta is at the highest possible danger and expected to increase this week.

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Kirkkonummi, Uusimaa, Finland
Yle Uutiset / May 20, 2019

The Pallas's reed bunting has been sighted fewer than 10 times in Europe.

Read article on Yle Uutiset



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