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Ocean Knowledge: Episode 9

Bearded seal on ice floe
A healthy bearded seal, or ugruk. Photo courtesy of Kawerak Subsistence Program.

On May 12, Michael Cameron of NOAA, Yaayuk Alvanna-Stimpfle and Julie Raymond-Yakoubian of Kawerak discussed a multitude of topics including ice seal research in the Arctic with Ocean Knowledge host Megan Onders.

Learn more by listening to the full episode below:

About this program: Megan Onders of Nome hosts a show about the ocean ecosystem, local and 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. It airs on 780 AM 96.1 FM about once a month on Fridays at 1 p.m.

Image at top: A healthy bearded seal, or ugruk. Photo courtesy of Kawerak Subsistence Program.

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