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Arctic Infrastructure Conference Occurring in Gambell

Gambell, Alaska on St. Lawrence Island. Courtesy of Kklunder Kathie Klunder.

As Arctic shipping increases, communities in the Bering Strait region want to benefit from the growth while protecting their subsistence resources. Over the next two days, politicians and government agencies along with industry and community representatives will be meeting in Gambell to discuss how to make that happen.

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Update News: January 17th, 2014

In Friday’s news: BOEM requires more information from Shell before drilling in the Chuckchi this summer; US Coast Guard attempts to implement voluntary vessel regulations through the Bering Strait; Over 30 tribal organizations oppose HB77; The 2014 Kuskokwim 300 is slated to begin today in Bethel. http://knom.org/wp-audio/2014/01/2014-01-17-knom-update-news.mp3

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