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This Tiny Village In Alaska May Be Completely Submerged In Just A Few Decades

It is quite possible that no other place in Alaska has experienced the effects of climate change quite like the village of Shishmaref. In this tight-knit community where locals live a simple life filled with subsistence-based practices, the thought of moving somewhere else is hard to swallow. However, with perseverance and a strong values, these brave people have pledged to stick together no matter what. Because that is what family does, through thick and thin.

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Living and loving life in Alaska, Courtney enjoys living a happy life based on simple principles; work hard, be kind, stay humble. She is appreciative everyday for the ability to live a subsistence based lifestyle thanks to the bounty of natural resources that Alaska has to offer. Her hobbies include running, fly fishing, hiking & snowboarding.