On Jan. 27, Ocean Knowledge host Megan Onders breaks open fish and fishing research related to the marine environment of the Bering Sea with several guests: UAF Ph.D. student Austin Flanigan, UAF Research Engineer Hank Statscewich, Liang Wu who is a doctorial candidate in International Shipping and Seafarer Studies at CUNY, Indigenous People’s Council for Marine Mammals Chairman Mike Miller, and NOAA Research Biologist Kathi A. Lefebvre, Ph.D.
Kawerak partnered with Norton Sound Health Corporation to share what’s happening with Norton Sound health. On Jan. 25, NSHC CAMP department staff Tracy Gregg, Nicole Mertz and Reba Lean joined Danielle Slingsby to talk about fitness classes.
Do you know an Elder who would like to share a story with Western Alaska? Watch the video to learn how to contribute to Elder Voices on KNOM 780 AM 96.1 FM.
Nome’s deep draft port project was originally scheduled to have 95% of its final design set by the beginning of December 2022. As the new year has begun, that benchmark has been delayed. The upside is the port project is getting a financial boost.
Givey Kochanowski visited Nome on behalf of the Arctic Energy Office under the U.S. Department of Energy. While the main office is in Fairbanks, visiting the arctic as the “mobile office” allows federal representatives to engage with local communities and hear what issues they are facing. Kochanowski discussed current projects such as climate-change research in the Seward Peninsula, the Pilgrim Hot Springs geothermal energy, and Graphite One mining.
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