2016 – Northern Bering Sea and Bering  Strait: Ecosystem and Climate Change

For thousands of years the coastal Yupik and Inupiaq peoples of the northern Bering Sea and Bering Strait have relied on marine mammals, seabirds, fish, shellfish, and other marine resources for food. Hunting and fishing bind people to the sea, and tie families and communities together through the sharing of food and passing of knowledge and experience from one generation to the next. See brochure

2016 – Northern Bering Sea and Bering  Strait: Food Security

The cold, rich waters of the northern Bering Sea and Bering Strait form the foundation of culture, food security, and economy for coastal Yupik and Inupiaq peoples.See brochure

2016 – Migration Map

Thousands of bowhead and beluga whales, hundreds of thousands of walruses, an estimated one million seals, and millions of seabirds migrate through the northern Bering Sea and Bering Strait. Large areas of the region are hunting and fishing terretory for villages along the coast. See map

 

The Northern Bering Sea: Our Way of Life 

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