Month: April 2014

What is Permafrost?

Global warming has been a hot topic for a few years now. However, Sarah James, an Alaska Native Elder, has noted yet another effect taking root in her hometown. The melting permafrost in Northeastern Alaska is causing erosion which is drastically changing the natural skyscape of that reason. The trees are tilting. Permafrost, permanently frozen… Read more »

Replanting Lost Trees Lost During Weather Emergencies

Natural disasters can wreck a path of devastation like few other things in this world. The damage a community suffers after a tornado or hurricane isn’t just limited to homes and businesses. Many long-time residents may be shocked at how an extreme weather event can affect the entire layout of their neighborhood by uprooting dozens… Read more »