2011 Arctic Field Program News (US)



Posted on 06 February 2012  | 
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), adults migrating up the Adams River to spawn. B.C. Canada
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), adults migrating up the Adams River to spawn. B.C. Canada
© Michel Roggo / WWF-CanonEnlarge
The WWF-US Arctic Field Program, based in Alaska, has released its 2011 annual review. In this issue, learn about the program's work with communities in Alaska and Russia to conserve the region's ecological and cultural values.

Highlights include:
  • Community-based salmon management in Alaska and Russia - a win-win situation for salmon and people
  • Illegal oil exploration in Russia's key fishery
  • Lessons not learned: Offshore development in Arctic Seas
  • Science knows no boundaries: International research builds bridges across the Bering Strait
Download the newsletter here.

The WWF-US Arctic Field Program promotes science and stewardship of the Bering, Beaufort, Chukchi and Okhotsk Seas.
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), adults migrating up the Adams River to spawn. B.C. Canada
Sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), adults migrating up the Adams River to spawn. B.C. Canada
© Michel Roggo / WWF-Canon Enlarge

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