Bowhead Whales: A Recent Success Story

Bowhead Whales: A Recent Success Story

Bowheads are also a rare wildlife rebound story, with the population north and west of Alaska now numbering more than 16,000. That’s up from the 1,000 or so animals Yankee whalers left behind in bloody waters at the turn of the last century.

APU, UAF, and University of Colorado Boulder Partner on Community Office for Arctic Research Initiative

APU, UAF, and University of Colorado Boulder Partner on Community Office for Arctic Research Initiative

“This office will bring people together to identify new ways to understand the holistic nature of Arctic systems, to learn from Arctic peoples who are adapting on the frontlines of change, and to envision new and creative approaches to sharing knowledge across cultures and worldviews,” says NNA-CO Director Matthew Druckenmiller.