Bering Strait communities have a new online tool to share knowledge — and learn new information — that could prove useful in the event of oil spills or other threats to local marine life.
The U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies held a meeting in Nome to start the revision process, which will take about a year.
In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife…
The Alaska Nanuuq Commission and the US Department of Fish and Wildlife were in Shishmaref Friday to detail a new international quota for subsistence hunting of polar bears in the Bering and Chukchi Seas.