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Above sea level

Kotzebue is a maritime town, built on old beaches that are barely above sea level. Most communities in Alaska's arctic are similarly close to the ocean. As sea level rises and storms worsen they will find themselves in a similar position to Kivalina, which is already struggling with erosion and flooding.

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By Erin McKittrickBretwood HigmanGround Truth Trekking

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