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AK village relocation hits snag when ship runs aground

...permafrost continues to subject the area to flooding from intensifying storms blamed on climate change. The smaller Newtok River is now shallow and stagnant. The sinking land has knocked homes out of alignment and created obstacle courses of the...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-06-25/ak-village-relocation-hits-snag-when-sh
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Escalating erosion an unprecedented crisis for Native villages

...are most urgent in Newtok, tightly wedged between two rivers. The vast, rushing Ninglick has cut into the smaller Newtok River, turning it into a slough. This is the historical sewage dumping place for Newtok's 315 residents, who have no...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/122706/sta_20061227026.shtml
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Eroding village moves on relocation

...further subjecting the village to flooding from intensifying storms. Hugging the east side of the village is the smaller Newtok River. It once flowed freely, but the Ninglick has cut into the Newtok's circulation, turning it into a slough as sediments...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051610/sta_640074095.shtml
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Erosion threat has village looking for homes

...of the original entrance to the Newtok River, on the bank opposite the Ninglick, according to Tom. The Newtok River becomes shallower every year...hard time coming in through the Newtok River to deliver," Tommy said. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061101/Loc_Eroision.html
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Eroding Newtok village progresses on relocation

...vast, raging river.Tommy, who works in the village store, remembers when the Ninglick River was far away and the Newtok River flowed deeply decades ago. Now the Ninglick is just minutes away, creeping ever closer to homes in the Yupik Eskimo...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-10-10/eroding-newtok-village-progresses-reloc
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...of the original entrance to the Newtok River, on the bank opposite the Ninglick, according to Tom. The Newtok River becomes shallower every year...hard time coming in through the Newtok River to deliver," Tommy said. In...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061101/Loc_Eroision.shtml
Senators: Effects of climate change demands new response paradigm

...as they can, driven by the aggressive erosion that's already gobbled up the old barge landing and eaten into the Newtok River, turning it into a slough. Only a few hundred feet of swampy tundra remain between the community and another river...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101207/sta_20071012031.shtml
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Seeking Higher Ground

...like thinking." Or he dreams about the floods that turn the village into an island, unleashing raw sewage from the Newtok River. This is the historical honey bucket dumping site that's turned sluggish in recent years with no other sanitation...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102207/sta_20071022001.shtml
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Eroded Alaska village begins building new site

...permafrost, which is melting and sinking, further subjecting the village to flooding from intensifying storms. The smaller Newtok River hugs the east side of the village and once flowed freely, allowing barges to make regular deliveries of fuel and other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091707/sta_20070917007.shtml
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The effects of erosion: Fuel can't be delivered to village

...now." The narrow, meandering Newtok River loops around the village and once...tides to raise the level of the Newtok River before they could make a delivery...was attempted. Conditions on the Newtok River have deteriorated so much that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021907/sta_20070219003.shtml
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