[Marxism] Alaska's coast is vanishing, 1 storm at a time

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 1 09:50:18 MST 2017


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> Ordinary storms are chipping away at coastal communities as protective sea
> ice disappears
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>   They’re washing away. Unlike the cities and towns along the Gulf Coast,
> which have borne the brunt of devastating storms, Alaska’s seaside
> settlements haven’t seen many hurricanes — but   they’re still under
> threat. As the protective shield of sea ice around the Last Frontier
> <http://track.cordial.io/c/275:5a2139d7d6ab4e942979b52b:ot:591dfa4cac0c811781b71e6e:1/4e360e7e/4875e5101b4f917962ea3e77f638fda7/-5/> melts
> away, they’re increasingly vulnerable to ordinary storms that sweep farther
> ashore and erode more land. In some places, average coastal erosion has
> doubled over the last half-century, researchers say, prompting closer
> monitoring to warn residents when they need to relocate and to help secure
> federal relief funds.
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> https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/alaskas-coast-is-
> vanishing-1-storm-at-a-time/
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