Keeping An Eye On Land Mammals Of The North Slope

Longtime resident of Utquiagvik and former Alaska area biologist for Alaska’s Department of Fish and Game talks about some of the changes in animal life and how local folk on the North Slope are adapting in the past fifteen years since we last spoke. He still has his sled dogs and gets out on the […]

Polar bears and Stress in Dwindling Ice Conditions

Polar Bear Expert George Durner discusses decades of studying the sub population of polar bears in the Southern Beaufort Sea. And how much there is yet to learn as the animals undergo more and more physical stress from the dwindling ice and the warming conditions

The Whaling Camp & What the Whales know and see

Iñupiaq Eskimo elder Eugene Brower talks about whaling camp and what the whales see and know and how the whalers must learn to keep quiet and undetected if there is to be a successful hunt.

Polar Bears & Loss of Habitat

The single biggest threat to polar bears is decline to their habitat that’s likely to occur because of Global Warming

Polar Bears and the Future

Research Wildlife Biologist, Alaska Science Center, USGS, Anchorage, Alaska. Dr. Amstrup talks about Polar Bear science and managing bears as the pole warms up and the ice retreats.