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Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco Scientists also found ocean temperatures near the surface are increasing one degree Fahrenheit per decade in the Chukchi Sea northwest of Alaska. That is one of the fastest rates measured on the planet.Recent short-term measurements are...
Volunteers bring Santa to remote village

...located about 600 miles northwest of Anchorage or about 100 miles east from Russia, across the Bering Strait in the Chukchi Sea."There is a lot of need in Shishmaref," school Principal Ralph Watkins said. "Having access to just some of your...
Groups sue to protect walrus from drilling

...feeding areas will just add to their woes," Grafe said.Chukchi Sea walrus, a population shared with Russia, spend winters...sea ice edge north through the Bering Strait into the Chukchi Sea. Walrus cannot swim indefinitely and use ice as a diving...
Feds finish draft of Arctic drilling document

...of recoverable oil from certain Chukchi Sea leases, but regulatory hurdles...satellite fields developed with Chukchi Sea leases over a 74-year time frame...wells in 2012 in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. The company was not allowed to...
Whale catch means survival in Barrow

...crackling radio: "Hey, hey, hey!"The signal from an Inupiat whaling captain in a tiny boat on the grey waters of the Chukchi Sea is heard in nearly every home of this frozen town as far north as you can go in the United States, and its meaning...
Federal agency releases Arctic drilling review

...petroleum development in Alaska's Chukchi Sea, a step that could lead to a resumption...successfully sued to block drilling in the Chukchi Sea. They claim federal reviewers...millions of acres of the remote Chukchi Sea to oil companies."The government...
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...the waters north of the Bering Strait in the U.S. exclusive economic zone (EEZ) which include the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas be opened for commercial fishing, and should drilling in the Alaska Outer Continental Shelf be given a thumbs-up...
35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...the edge of the sea ice into the Chukchi Sea, the body of water north of the...spotted on the U.S. side of the Chukchi Sea in 2007. They returned in 2009...groups on the Russian side of the Chukchi Sea."It's another remarkable sign...
Hunting for whale & votes above the Arctic Circle

...spent butchering one of three bowhead whales that subsistence hunters towed in from the pewter-colored waters of the Chukchi Sea. Slabs of blubber cover front yards all over town, and Tegoseak has some whale of his own to cut up and cook at home...
Researchers studying Pacific walrus population

...dynamics. Taylor said the analysis will be brought more up to date.Pacific walrus are generally found in the Bering or Chukchi seas, depending on the time of year, and use coastal haul-outs. They are notoriously difficult to count because they...


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