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BBC News Magazine Profiles Disappearing Kivalina, Alaska

Indian Country News: With studies about rising sea levels flooding in, Kivalina, Alaska is on the map as the place most likely to be wiped off of it next. BBC News Magazine has profiled the town of 400 Alaska Natives, who have been busy looking for a new place to live for the past several years as rising sea levels overtake the slender peninsula on which their village is perched. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers predicts that Kivalina will be uninhabitable as soon as 2025, BBC News reported in a July 29 story. As the...