Subsistence users across the region are feeling the impacts of the die-off.
Jen Martin with Lindblad Expeditions said the cancellations were caused in part by issues with docking in Provideniya.
The delay will affect BLM land in five different areas of Alaska, but the most notable halt is on 9.7 million acres in the Kobuk-Seward Peninsula resource management area.
Viola Waghiyi of Savoonga is one of the 26 members chosen for a new White House advisory council on environmental justice.
Blizzards and winter storms battered the Seward Peninsula and surrounding region throughout the month of March, but the sea ice has proved more resilient than in recent years.
Experts said the Coast Guard cutter Healy’s trip through the Northwest Passage signifies a willingness to cooperate between Canada and the United States.
The City of Nome and many commercial establishments expect to take a financial loss this year as one of Nome’s biggest tourist events falls casualty to the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Saturday, Israel Hale became the first disabled competitor to ever finish the full 2,600-mile Iron Dog race.
Coastal seabirds have experienced die-offs in Western Alaska the past few years. But recent results from over a decade of research suggest that offshore birds are also feeling the impact of low ice and warming ocean temperatures in the Bering Sea.
Survivors, advocates, and community members say the department is headed the right direction but has a long way to go to repair broken trust, especially among Alaska Natives.