The Bering Sea has lost approximately half of its sea ice in two weeks. Experts say the coastline is now open to more storms rolling in from the Bering Sea.
The Bering Sea has more open water than ever measured at this time of year.
Offering radar vision, Sentinel-1 takes us over the Bering Strait, where the sea ice is particularly low this winter
By Jim Efstathiou Jr. (Bloomberg) — Some of last year’s crazy weather — including extreme heat around the world to unusually warm waters in the Bering Sea — can be blamed on man-made climate change, according to a report from a group of weather researchers. Show More Summary
The Bering Sea is a highly productive region of the Pacific Arctic. Native Alaskan communities rely heavily on the marine resources of the Bering Sea for survival. The timing of the formation and thaw of sea ice each year has a significant impact on the structure of the Bering Sea ecosystem. In its current state, […]
Ocean acidification could threaten some of Alaska’s most important fisheries. Researchers warn that populations of red king crab in the Bering Sea – made famous by the show The Deadliest Catch – could collapse by the end of the century. But it’s possible the crabs might be able to evolve and adapt to the changing […]
Post-Tropical Hurricane Force Storm Lan will move rapidly northeast and transfer its energy to a developing storm low that will move towards the southwestern Bering Sea and western Aleutian islands. This developing storm will deepenShow More Summary
Kids on a small Alaska island in the Bering Sea are learning how to butcher reindeer shanks in an effort to broaden the island's subsistence options. Alaska's Energy Desk reported … Click to Continue »
Investigators are weighing icy conditions and heavy crab pots as they probe what caused a Seattle-based crab boat with six people aboard to sink in the Bering Sea. The U.S. … Click to Continue »
One of the North Pacific right whales had not been seen in a decade.
Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Last weekend, they got lucky, per the AP. A research vessel in the Bering Sea photographed two of the animals Sunday and obtained a biopsy sample from one, says the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Federal researchers studying critically endangered North Pacific right whales sometimes go years without finding their subjects. Over the weekend they got lucky.
A hearing opens Monday into what caused a Seattle-based crab boat with six people aboard to sink in the Bering Sea. The U.S. Coast Guard says the hearing will focus … Click to Continue »
Inmarsat, the mobile satellite communications company, has partnered with Network Innovations, satellite communications provider and Dunlap Towing, maritime transportation provider, to install Fleet One across its 12 vessel fleet. For...Show More Summary
Last season on Bering Sea Gold, many of the mining crews had a tough season as everyone searched for that one place where they hoped to finally hit the motherlode. Although the season’s gold totals were disappointing for most, some last minute discoveries looked very promising. Show More Summary
In mid July, two autonomous vehicles resembling small sailboats set off from Dutch Harbor in an effort to help scientists better understand ocean acidification in the Bering Sea and Arctic waters. Known as Saildrones, the vehicles are about the size of a Hobie Cat sailboat and are capable of traveling unsupported for thousands of miles […]
Searchers have located that the wreck of the missing fishing vessel Destination which sank in the Bering Sea in Februaryh with the loss of all six crew members, the Coast Guard said Thursday. The wreckage was located with the help of two NOAA ships at the request of the U.S. Show More Summary
Mobile satellite communications company Inmarsat said it has partnered with satellite communications provider Network Innovations and maritime transportation provider Dunlap Towing to install Fleet One across its fleet of 12 vessels. For Dunlap…
Adak Island sits midway between the United States and Russia. So of course the government built a base there.
When will we learn to stop messing around with killer whales? Not anytime soon, if new reports from Alaska are any indication. Fishing boat captains from the Gulf of Alaska to the Bering Sea claim they’re losing their catches to pods of orcas that stalk the boats and wait until the nets are completely full... Read more »