Alaska Coastal Communities Damaged

Alaska Coastal Communities Damaged

One effect of the reduction in Alaska sea ice is that storm surges that used to be buffered by the ice are now
causing more shoreline damage. Photos show infrastructure damage from coastal erosion in Tuntutuliak (left) and Shishmaref,
Alaska (right). (Photo credits: (left) Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation; (right) Ned Rozell).

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