Alaskan Natives Look to Arctic Council to Preserve Waters, Way of Life

May 11, 2017 01:23 AM
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the foreign ministers of the other Arctic Council nations, Russia, Greenland, Canada, Norway, Finland, Sweden and Iceland meet Thursday amid changes to the North Pole ice and a decision by the Trump administration about the U.N. Paris Agreement on Climate. Any changes to U.S. climate policy could have a direct impact on the lives of Alaskan Natives, who depend on the Arctic Sea to survive. VOA's Cindy Saine reports from Fairbanks, Alaska.