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By Alex Kies

Alex Kies, a 14-year-old reporter, explores how the shrimping industry in his neck of the woods, Carteret County, North Carolina, is being impacted by climate change. Alex speaks to 20-year shrimper, Thomas Smith, whose family has been working on the water for generations.

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Shrimper Thomas Smith is featured in Alex’s story. Here he’s pictured with his son.