After threatened federal budget cuts, it’s an uncertain future for the Alaska Sea Grant and the Marine Advisory Program, whose sole representative in Nome is Gay Sheffield.
The Children’s Environmental Health Summit brought together tribal leaders, scientists, and a variety of healthcare specialists to discuss environmental pollutants posing a risk to Arctic communities.
Join us for the Feb. 18 episode of Exchange. We’ll discuss the Marine Mammal Commission, polar bear quotas, and seal strandings.
Commissioner Dr. Frances Gulland will give a talk Monday night on changes in marine mammal health.
Protesters previously opposed to Shell Oil’s Chukchi exploratory drilling continue opposition as ExxonMobil prepares for summer seismic testing on the Russian side of the Bering Strait.
At yesterday’s start of the Marine Mammal Commission’s annual meeting, experts discussed the ways diminishing sea ice is affecting marine mammals and subsistence hunting.
This Friday on TouchStone (April 12, 2013 at 10 am) we’re talking about diseased seals. We’ll be joined by two special guests – UAF Marine Advisory…
In Wednesday’s News: Heavy rain and lack of drinking water in Kivalina prompts disaster declaration; Rain and high water threaten bridges, mining operations in other northwest…