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Sustainability of Arctic Communities: Interactions between Global Changes, Public Policies, and Ecological Processess

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1995

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Kruse, John, and White, Robert, 1995, Sustainability of Arctic Communities: Interactions between Global Changes, Public Policies, and Ecological Processess: .

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This study will address policy questions about the ability of Arctic human communities to sustain themselves in the face of global climate change and development. For the past 25 years, communities in Alaska’s North Slope Borough have sustained themselves through a combination of wage employment derived from petroleum revenues; harvests of caribou, marine mammals and other resources; and local control exercised through regional government and Native-owned corporations. The principal climate changes considered in this study are rising temperatures, increased precipitation, and increased frequency of extreme events. Global climate changes are expected to affect the seasonal availability and quality of forage for caribou, thereby affecting [...]

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NWBLCC-20160527b.xml

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