Alaskan Village Votes to Relocate Because of Global Warming Threat — TIME

The village of Shishmaref in Alaska voted on Tuesday to relocate to the state’s mainland because global warming and rising sea levels. Most of the village’s 169 registered voters took part town hall meeting, deciding in a vote of 89-78 to move from their ancestral land on Sarichef Island, near the Arctic circle, according to…

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