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Researchers examining climate change effects on AK hunters


BETHEL, Alaska (AP) – A University of Alaska Fairbanks study says climate

change is having significant impacts on subsistence hunting and travel in communities across Alaska.

Assistant professor

Todd Brinkman led a team of researchers who collected data and gathered information

from residents in four Alaska villages: Fort Yukon,

Venetie, Wainwright and Kaktovik. Brinkman

said the residents reported challenges in accessing subsistence resources brought on by

changing weather patterns starting in 2010, KYUK-AM reported.

According to the study, 60 percent of the 47 relationships identi...

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