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In the Alaska Native community of Kivalina, reduced sea ice leaves the coast open to fiercefall storms leading to rapid erosion. This community, like many others being forced to consider relocation, is facing tough decisions along with political and financial hurdles.
Kivalina Seawall by Bretwood Higman & Erin McKittrick via Ground Truth TrekkingCC BY-NC 3.0

Environmental justice: Vitally important, but difficult to define

Harris, Paul G.

Environmental justice. It’s fundamental to understanding and managing our relationship with the biosphere. It’s invoked by scholars, […]