Ocean Knowledge: Episode 5

Aerial shot of ice coverage on Norton Sound

In this installment of Ocean Knowledge, Megan Onders speaks with APU Office of Research and Community Engagement Director James Temte, BSNC Board Member and lifetime hunter and fisherman Roy Ashenfelter, UAF Physical Oceanographer Seth Danielson, and Arctic Yukon Kuskokwim Tribal Consortium Government Affairs and Policy Director Mellisa Maktuayaq Johnson. They discussed updates on research related to the relationship between marine life and sea ice reduction, news on ocean regulations, advocacy and more.

Listen to the full episode below.

About this program: Megan Onders of Nome with the Alaska Ocean Observation System hosts Ocean Knowledge, a weekly show about the ocean ecosystem, local & regional concerns and subsistence in Western Alaska. Ocean Knowledge on KNOM aims to provide the inspiration and tools for people to become more engaged in ocean stewardship.

Image at top: Sea ice in Norton Sound. Photo by Davis Hovey, KNOM.