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12 July 2019 / Alaska Public Media / Nathaniel Hertz

As polar bears encroach on this Alaska village, feds charge whaling captain with illegally shooting one

Kaktovik, Alaska, United States

As Arctic sea ice melts, polar bears are spending more time near the Alaska North Slope village of Kaktovik. Now, federal prosecutors have charging a whaling captain there with killing one in violation of the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

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