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Arctic Food Chain Unraveling from Warming

Journalist Bruce Barcott traveled to the far north of Alaska to chronicle how climate change is wreaking havoc on the Arctic food web for .

In this audio slideshow, he breaks down the impact of melting permafrost on the lives of villagers. In short: "People are losing hundreds of pounds of whale meat and blubber and things they rely on to get through the year."

(Audio slideshow courtesy of OnEarth)