Join us for the Feb. 18 episode of Exchange. We’ll discuss the Marine Mammal Commission, polar bear quotas, and seal strandings.
Last Friday, a bearded seal became stranded on Nome’s west side of town. Although it showed some signs of sickness, experts released the seal back into the wild.
A graphite deposit in the Imuruk Basin is looking promising, but as mining company Graphite One seeks to involve the communities, residents are worried about the impact on subsistence.
As the the North Pacific Fishery Marine Management Council seeks ways to reduce salmon bycatch, Nome residents demand analysis on how bycatch impacts subsistence users.