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Kivalina, the first American village to fall victim to climate change

Kivalina sits on a narrow strip of land along Alaska’s west coast. And its villagers could soon become America’s first climate change refugees…

01/03/2020 8:01 AM
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  • Douglas P.
    01/06/2020 13:26

    O Yes

  • Dan R.
    01/05/2020 21:30

    Most islands are completely surrounded by water with bridge, boat or airstrip access only. Peninsulas are usual connected by natural roadways. Surprised this island exist with the tidal flows of Alaska

  • Sim D.
    01/05/2020 10:48

    It's a sandbar in the ocean......yes guess what you will have to move......

  • Ne R.
    01/05/2020 00:23

    yaaa this is global sooo "Run for ür life netizens"!

  • Lynette H.
    01/04/2020 05:35

    I see boats, leave

  • Marilyn W.
    01/04/2020 00:05

    Wow

  • James G.
    01/03/2020 22:22

    So full of shit

  • Richard O.
    01/03/2020 22:21

    So..move inland

  • Daniel B.
    01/03/2020 20:18

    Access by boat?

  • Margriet v.
    01/03/2020 19:41

    Why is money an obstacle to moving? Immigrate to Canada and start over if the USA is too stingy to help you out. Our north is big enough for your villagers.

  • Santiago M.
    01/03/2020 19:17

    Unfortunately ignorant clown Donald Trump doesn't believe in science and continues destroying everything he touches

  • Jaydon G.
    01/03/2020 15:17

    They said the same thing about venice over 15years ago, guess what, venice is still not underwater.

  • Shane B.
    01/03/2020 14:57

    Even the bible says not to build your house on the shifting sand

  • Bruce B.
    01/03/2020 14:27

    This island is in danger....but Obama's mansion on Martha's vinyard isn't?

  • Benito L.
    01/03/2020 13:16

    I wonder how on earth that tribe choose to settle there

  • William B.
    01/03/2020 12:56

    Climate refugees?!? Give us all a break already with that over dramatic bullshit.

  • Kevin K.
    01/03/2020 12:43

    There is countless villages all over the world that live on water so maybe talk to them ,

  • Charles R.
    01/03/2020 11:57

    I'm pretty sure erosion of the land is the problem not rising sea levels

  • Nory R.
    01/03/2020 11:53

    Alaska, an state of US.....Alaska Goverment, and US goverment, will help these people??,...or they will be victims ????....:(

  • Sophie P.
    01/03/2020 11:44

    Sorry for them, but they're not the first !