To determine the final sentence for Adam Sage, Jacob Lane, Guy Tuzroyluk, and Michael Tuzroyluk, Jr., recommendations from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Native Village of Point Hope were taken into consideration by the presiding judge at the U.S. magistrate court in Fairbanks.
Federal prosecutors have filed charges of wasteful subsistence taking and taking through harassment of marine mammals against four men from Point Hope. All five charges were believed to have occurred on September 2nd and 4th of 2015 at the walrus haulout beach on Cape Lisburne.
A new law in California bans the sale of all ivory products, including walrus ivory.
The rescue occurred north of Shishmaref early Wednesday morning after two 22-foot skiffs had run into trouble.
A new study in the Journal of Physical Oceanography suggests that rising temperatures in the far north could result in warmer water, or what’s known as spicier water.
On Wednesday, a team of biologists traveled to St. Lawrence Island to consult with Savoonga walrus hunters.
NOME, AK — For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle. That’s according to…
NOME, AK — The Marine Mammals Commission hasn’t traveled above the Arctic Circle since 1987, but this week, Commissioners were in Western Alaska to meet face-to-face with…
Commissioner Dr. Frances Gulland will give a talk Monday night on changes in marine mammal health.
Ten thousand pounds of donated halibut will help four communities affected by this spring’s poor walrus harvest.