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Northern Bering Sea and Bering Strait ecosystem update

A University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences seminar will be held on Wed. Oct. 2, 3:30 pm in 201 O’Neill Bldg (Fairbanks) and will be broadcast to 101 Lena Pt (Juneau) and 219 Pioneer in Homer.  Additional rooms can be connected upon request, and you can connect via the following Zoom…

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Lack of sea ice sends seal pups and walrus calves to beach

It’s been a busy couple of months for members of the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network, including Alaska Sea Grant’s Gay Sheffield, as they respond to multiple reports of dead ice seals along the coast of the Bering and Chukchi Seas. NOAA Fisheries reported in mid-June that at least 60 seals have recently washed up…

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Sheffield, Ahmasuk honored for seabird mortality response

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has honored Alaska Sea Grant’s Gay Sheffield and Brandon Ahmasuk of Kawerak, Inc. for leading a coordinated response to seabird mortality events across the Bering and Chukchi region. Since 2013, Sheffield, an associate professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, and Ahmasuk have…

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