“We are self-rescue community here, so any risky activity on the water is even more risky.” – Nome LCC Workshop Participant

Other Economic Activities as defined by the Adaptation Advisory Group (AAG) to the Alaska Governor’s Climate Change Sub-Cabinet are sectors of the Alaska economy not directly supported by living systems, such as oil and gas, mining, and recreation and tourism. Adaptations focus on ways to balance economic well-being with environmental health in a changing climate.