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Alaska is nicknamed "The Great Land," and for good reason: it is wild, rugged and expansive. In a series of articles, Smithsonian magazine explores the history, culture and natural wonders of the 49th state.

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A fleet of boats casts its vibrant blue nets, creating a tapestry of traditional fishing. The fishermen communities of Sundarban which mainly rely on fishing for economic reasons are adjusting and thriving in the face of environmental changes, especially related to fisheries and rivers. Fishing in Sundarbans