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Officials eye eroding village as relocation model

...a federal appeals panel sided with the new village leaders last month.Oblivious to village politics, the raging Ninglick River is steadily inching toward homes, gobbling up as much as 75 feet of riverbank a year. Melting permafrost is sinking...
AK village relocation hits snag when ship runs aground

...keep locals from proceeding, not when the restless Ninglick River is swallowing as much as 70 feet of bank a year just...agencies they're serious.In the meantime, the Ninglick River continues to corrode the banks, moving ever closer...
Alaska Digest the report are considered in the most imminent danger and each community has decided to move. Erosion along the Ninglick River claims about 90 feet of bank per year at Newtok, the report said. At Shishmaref, located on a 1,300-foot wide...
Escalating erosion an unprecedented crisis for Native villages

...Alaska village to relocate, sled dogs pulled the old church to its new home three miles away, far from the raging Ninglick River. Sound off on the important issues at That was in 1950 and life was simpler in Newtok, mostly a collection of traditional...
Eroding village moves on relocation erosion and flooding blamed in part to rising temperatures. The community is being choked by the vast, raging Ninglick River, which has eaten an average of 50 feet of bank a year just south of the village. While many eroding communities...
Work starts to relocate Alaska village

...and other materials at Toksook Bay. The effort is designed to lighten the craft's load as it heads up the shallow Ninglick River past Newtok and to the relocation site nine miles upriver. The Army, Marines and other military branches are providing...
Evacuation center designed to help Newtok residents move

...because of erosion. The village on Newtok, which has about 350 residents, has been steadily losing ground to the Ninglick River. The barge landing and landfill have already been lost, and the rest of the village is being threatened as the river...
Erosion threat has village looking for homes window she sees a wide river where there used to be only land. For the past 10 years, natural erosion from the Ninglick River has eaten away at her village, about 100 miles west of Bethel in western Alaska. People watched as the spots where...
Eroding Newtok village progresses on relocation

...village store, remembers when the Ninglick River was far away and the Newtok River...rising temperatures.Driven by the Ninglick River's relentless encroachment...motivated by a sense of urgency. The Ninglick River is swallowing 25- to- 70 feet...
Hundreds of millions in bonds on Nov.6 ballot

...4.1 million to help with its effort to move to higher ground at a place called Mertarvik, nine miles away. The Ninglick River is eating away as much as 70 feet of bank per year, edging closer to homes at Newtok.The village is getting an assist...


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