Islands In Transition

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Islands In Transition: How Will Climate Change Alter the Apostle Islands

Produced for the National Park Service, Great Lakes Research and Education Center. Climate change will not only alter ecosystems but will also have a significant impact on culture, particularly Native American culture. The Apostle Islands are already seeing increases in wind speeds that dry out soil and beat up beach grasses. It is also home to the Ojibwe people who are concerned about climate change’s impact on their way of life.