Subsistence and Climate Change

Whalers check the ice off Point Barrow. Photo by Charles Wohlforth. All rights reserved.
Whalers check the ice off Point Barrow. Photo by Charles Wohlforth. All rights reserved.

The changing climate is shifting seasons and wildlife habitat in Alaska, altering the plants, trees and berries on the landscape, and creating unfamiliar patterns in the ocean, with the location and abundance of fish and marine mammals. We’ll talk about how these changes are affecting the subsistence way of life practiced by Alaska Natives, whose traditions developed in a more stable ecosystem.

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HOST: Charles Wohlforth

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BROADCAST: Thursday, November 13, 2014, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

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