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The Trail of the Whales: Look How Far We've Come

Doreen Walton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Doreen Walton

We've nearly made it to the end of our journey. My toddler and I have been following the grey whale migration up the west coast of the Americas. I pieced the journey together using public transport, on a tight budget and tight schedule.

Shutdown Keeps 'Deadliest Catch' Fishery Closed

AP | RACHEL D'ORO | Posted 12.16.2013 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's multimillion-dollar red king crab season opened Tuesday, but most of the participating boats remained at dock beca...

A Breakthrough in How We Work to Protect Our Oceans

Philip Radford | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
Philip Radford

The Bering Sea is known to scientists and conservationists as one of the most remarkable places on Earth. But as of this week, the Bering Sea is remarkable for another reason -- it's the impetus for a an amazing breakthrough in the way we work to protect our oceans.

'Deadliest Catch': Danger For The Time Bandit

Posted 07.04.2012 | TV

There were some tense times for the crew of the Time Bandit on "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) Tuesday night. It was coming to th...

'Deadliest Catch': Crewmen Turn On One Another

Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

With icy water making for difficult fishing and navigating, tensions were high on "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery). The crew started s...

Climate Change Threatens Arctic Alaska Village's Fish Stock, Drinking Water

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 08.11.2012 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

In a newly released report, the Center for Climate and Health at the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium zeroes in on the Arctic Alaska village of Selawik, population 830, about 70 miles southeast of Kotzebue that's said to be sinking as permafrost thaws.

'Deadliest Catch': Man Overboard!

Posted 06.06.2012 | TV

Nobody wants to hear the words "Man overboard!" when on the open waters, but it's even more terrible when navigating the freezing waters of the Bering...

Arctic Hurricane On 'Deadliest Catch'

Posted 05.30.2012 | TV

On "Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery), the crews of the fishing boats plying the Bering Sea for Alaskan king crab were forced to battle ...

Medical Emergency On 'Deadliest Catch'

Posted 05.16.2012 | TV

"Deadliest Catch" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on Discovery) highlights the very real dangers faced by the men fishing the Bering Sea for Alaska King Crab. Tue...

'Deadliest Catch': Heading Into More Dangerous Waters

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

When the fishermen arrived in Alaska they discovered that the state has cut the red crab quota in half. That means they may have to modify their strat...

WATCH: Choose Your Own Undersea Adventure

Posted 04.10.2012 | Green

Are you a fan of "Choose Your Own Adventure" novels? Now you have the opportunity to digitally choose your own adventure, under the sea. The videos...

Squid Attacks, Tiny Submarines, and the Fight to Protect the Grand Canyons of the Sea

John Hocevar | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
John Hocevar

The Green Belt is one of the most productive stretches of ocean in the world, creating foraging habitat for millions of sea birds, hundreds of thousands of fur seals, and large numbers of whales, fish, marine mammals and other species.

'Bering Sea Gold' Finale: Big Fight, Big Payday On The Christina Rose

Posted 05.18.2012 | TV

It was the season finale of "Bering Sea Gold" (Fri., 10 p.m. ET on Discovery) this weekend, and the last chance for the crews to bring in the big haul...

Unusual Storm Moving Toward Coastal Alaska

AP | MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Western Alaska residents braced Tuesday for an unusual Bering Sea storm that packed hurricane-force winds and 35-foot waves....

Peddling Ring: Island Eskimo Hunters Plead Guilty To Swapping Walrus Tusks For Marijuana

AP | By MARY PEMBERTON | Posted 09.23.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Eskimo hunters on an island in the Bering Sea were offered not only cash but firearms, ammunition, marijuana, cigarettes and snow...

Alaska Killer Whales Ambushing Gray Whales in Aleutians

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

It was early May, a time when the epic gray whale migration to the Arctic had reached the Unimak Pass entrance to the Bering Sea. A group of killer wh...