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Climate Change-Alaska Natives

5/7/12 News - Climate Change and Alaska Natives Series, Part 1 of 5 - Could warmer water temperatures be contributing to increased Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning?

By Johanna Eurich

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kbc/local-kbc-1011307.mp3

Anchorage, AK – This week KNBA looks at climate change and the ways Alaska Natives are responding to warmer lands and waters. Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning, caused by an algae that blooms in warmer water temperatures, seems to be on the rise. One Alaska Native group has begun a statewide PSP monitoring program.