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As climate change heats up, Arctic residents struggle to keep their homes

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There’s a shortage of housing solutions in the far north, where the Arctic is warming faster than expected. Photograph: Christophe Boisvieux/Corbis
Climate change has brought a myriad of issues to the far north, but rising sea levels are now threatening existing home owners and contributing to housing shortages

March 15, 2016 — In the spring, after the permafrost thaws and the ground settles, Wilson Andrew Sr takes a wrench to the metal pilings that hold up the foundation of his house in Atmautluak, Continue reading As climate change heats up, Arctic residents struggle to keep their homes