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Newtok, Village on the Edge, Parts 2 & 3
The Southwest Alaska community of Newtok is fighting on two fronts, against runaway erosion and melting permafrost. But in this man vs. nature battle, nature has the upper hand. Ultimately this Yup'ik village of 350 will have to move to safer ground.
By Rhonda McBride
October 25, 2012