Dinosaurs once roamed the Arctic. What can they tell us about adapting to a changing climate?

Lori Townsend discusses ongoing research with paleontologists Anthony Fiorillo and Patrick Druckenmiller. (Alaska Public Media)

Scientists are learning more about how dinosaurs adapted to the climate in Alaska. Studying what these prehistoric giants left behind may reveal clues to help better adapt to warming temperatures brought on by climate change.

Alaska Public Media interview

Alaska Public Media’s Lori Townsend discusses ongoing research with paleontologists Anthony Fiorillo and Patrick Druckenmiller.

Related stories from around the North: 

Canada: Seabirds & their vulnerability to a warming climate: Q&A with researcher Emily Choy, Eye on the Arctic

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United States: Scientists retrace steps of Ice Age mammoth over its entire lifetime, The Canadian Press

Valerie Kern, Alaska Public Media

Originally from the Central Coast of California, Valerie joined Alaska Public Media in July 2017. Before moving to Alaska, Valerie worked as an ENG Editor at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. She also served in the U.S. Air Force as a TV/Radio Broadcast Journalist where she got the opportunity to travel around Europe, Africa, The Baltics and Australia reporting on military events, exercises, and missions. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, skiing, backpacking, and traveling.

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