Available to stream: April 12, 2022 12:00 am - April 19, 2022 12:00 am PST


Losing ground to climate change, this Alaskan community resolves to save itself.
Presented by Patagonia Films
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Water will erase Newtok, Alaska. Built on a delta at the edge of the Bering Sea, the tiny Yup’ik village has been dealing with melting permafrost, river erosion and decaying infrastructure for decades. To keep their culture and community intact, the 360 Yup’ik residents must relocate their entire village to stable ground upriver while facing a federal government that has failed to take appropriate action to combat climate change. In moving their village, they will become some of America’s first climate change refugees. This is a film of a village seeking justice in the face of climate disaster.


Photos by Michael Kirby Smith and Andrew Burton

Climate Justice is Social Justice

Globally, an estimated 1.4 billion people may have to move due to rising seas by 2060—but Newtok, Alaska must move now. Add your name to help secure the rights of a community displaced by climate change: patagonia.com/newtok

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