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Bering Strait

From a Recipient of Birthright Citizenship: Immigration Made America Great, Because Immigrants Are Us

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.27.2016 | Politics
Michael Shammas

Whether we are descended from majority who came here willfully and found a better life, or from the many who came here unwillingly and lived lives of destitution and terror, the fact remains: We are all transplants, all the descendants of immigrants who desired to have a flourishing life.

The Realm of the Polar Bear

Katlin Bowman | Posted 08.19.2016 | Science
Katlin Bowman

Those who have previously crossed the Arctic Circle are considered "polar bears," and Coast Guard members with this distinction were allowed to wear special red shirts to celebrate the day, a splash of color added to their everyday navy blue uniforms.

New Evidence of Prehistoric Trade With Asia Found at Bering Land Bridge Site

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.21.2015 | Science
Alaska Dispatch News

Now another newly analyzed object from the University of Colorado-led Cape Espenberg dig is providing more evidence of prehistoric trade or contacts between the residents of Northwest Alaska and their neighbors across the Bering Strait.

Early Migrants Got Stuck On Way To America, New Research Suggests

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 03.15.2014 | Science

Native Americans along the Pacific Coast and aboriginal Siberians may have both originated from populations living on the land bridge now submerged un...

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.

An Olympian in Our Midst

Elizabeth MacNairn | Posted 09.26.2012 | Impact
Elizabeth MacNairn

Wrapped tight in a specially made wetsuit, tested to endure the 30 F waters of the Bering Strait, Philippe will attempt the final leg of an international tour that most Olympic Swimmers wouldn't dare: crossing the four major straits of water connecting the world's continents.

Quadruple Amputee To Swim Shark-Infested Seas

Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Quadruple amputee Phillipe Croizon has announced that he'll brave some of the world's most treacherous waters next year as he swims between five conti...

Could a Massive Dam Between Alaska and Russia Save the Arctic?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Scientists have for decades proposed mastering the elements to control the weather. But is tinkering with the Arctic Ocean -- the world's air conditioner -- by building a dam across the Bering Strait really a good idea?