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Gregory Scruggs

As climate shifts bring 'horror movie' floods, Rio struggles to adjust

09 May 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Last month, a torrent of water knocked down a wall in Rita de Cassia Goncalves da Silva's house in the Horto favela behind Rio de Janeiro's botanical garden, at the foot of the Tijuca rainforest.

Polar opposites: the remote Alaskan village divided over oil drilling

02 May 2019

KAKTOVIK, Alaska (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The sun had yet to rise in the remote Arctic in northeastern Alaska but tourists in search of polar bears were already boarding small boats setting off from a frozen beach.

CORRECTED-FEATURE-Polar opposites: the remote Alaskan village divided over oil drilling

01 May 2019

KAKTOVIK, Alaska, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - T he sun had yet to rise in the remote Arctic in northeastern Alaska but tourists in search of polar bears were already boarding small boats setting off from a frozen beach.

Homes like parkas? Shivering Arctic dwellers may need housing rethink

29 Apr 2019

SEATTLE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Arctic housing specialist Jack Hébert likes to paraphrase a saying from the Inupiaq, a Native Alaskan group living north of the Arctic Circle.

Homes like parkas? Shivering Arctic dwellers may need housing rethink

29 Apr 2019

SEATTLE, April 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Arctic housing specialist Jack Hébert likes to paraphrase a saying from the Inupiaq, a Native Alaskan group living north of the Arctic Circle.

Roll on, Columbia? U.S. tribes demand seat at river treaty negotiating table

17 Apr 2019

BRIDGEPORT, Washington (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Rodney Cawston's father and grandfather passed down stories of such abundant salmon fishing in the U.S. Northwest's Columbia River that the banks were a feast of red flesh.

FEATURE-Roll on, Columbia? U.S. tribes demand seat at river treaty negotiating table

17 Apr 2019

BRIDGEPORT, Washington, April 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - R odney Cawston's father and grandfather passed down stories of such abundant salmon fishing in the U.S. Northwest's Columbia River that the banks were a feast of red flesh.

Oil giant backs high-tech rescue for collapsing Arctic ice cellars

29 Jan 2019

KAKTOVIK, Alaska (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Inupiaq hunters wrestle a 100-ton bowhead whale back to land from the high seas, the next challenge is where to store all that meat.

FEATURE-Oil giant backs high-tech rescue for collapsing Arctic ice cellars

29 Jan 2019

KAKTOVIK, Alaska, Jan 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Inupiaq hunters wrestle a 100-ton bowhead whale back to land from the high seas, the next challenge is where to store all that meat.

FEATURE-'Shared equity' model for U.S. housing boosts home ownership for poorer families

21 Jan 2019

DURHAM, North Carolina, Jan 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A home under construction is a common sight in Durham, a small but booming city in North Carolina that has been billed "the start-up capital of the South".

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