Barrow, Alaska and Global Warming

Barrow, Alaska and Global Warming

Introduction

At the northern most tip of America settles a small city known as Barrow, Alaska. It’s so secluded from the rest of the world that you’d need a plane or boat just to get there. This little community likes it that way.

However, with recent escalations in carbon dioxide levels, Barrow is being put to a threat. The ice that builds up along the coast is used by whalers. They travel out long distances in order to capture food for the long winters. Recently, this ice has been melting.

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