Reeling From Effects of Climate Change, Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate

Residents of a small Alaskan village voted this week to relocate their entire community from a barrier island that has been steadily disappearing because of erosion and flooding attributed to climate change. Read the full article in the New York Times online

Image from the NYTimes online: An abandoned house at the west end of Shishmaref, Alaska, that slid during a storm in 2005. Residents have voted in favor of relocating the community to the mainland. Credit – Diana Haecker/Associated Press