A marshy tundra landscape surrounds Newtok in the warmer months. The increased melting of sea ice is causing the Ninglick River to widen, eroding the riverbank. Larger storms that come in from the Bering Sea further erode the land.

A marshy tundra landscape surrounds Newtok in the warmer months. The increased melting of sea ice is causing the Ninglick River to widen, eroding the riverbank. Larger storms that come in from the Bering Sea further erode the land.