A key detail about an initiative President Obama is expected to announce during his visit to the state next week, involving relocation efforts for rural villages in the face of climate change, was announced in Nome this week.
Presenters link mental health and wellness in the Arctic to broader goals like economic development and the future of the circumpolar north.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission covered a range of topics — from fire forecasts to walrus tagging to the nutritional value of reindeer meat.
The research vessel Sikuliaq docked in Nome on July 21 and opened its doors to local visitors, who had the chance to learn about the ship’s upcoming missions.
The U.S. Arctic Research Commission visits Nome in August. They’re looking for feedback on local Arctic research: what’s needed, what’s funded, and what needs more support.
In Wednesday’s news: State invests 30 million dollars in King Salmon study; Edward Itta, former mayor of North Slope, appointed to national committee on Arctic policy;…