Working collaboratively with Alaska Native bowhead whaling communities along the Beaufort, Chukchi, and Bering Seas, biologists have conducted postmortem examinations on more than 1000 bowhead whales
harvested for subsistence since the mid-1970s.
The scientists also published findings after doing research on the bowhead whales
Seismic operations have variable effects on dive-cycle behavior of bowhead whales
in the Beaufort Sea.
The assumption that Arctic sea ice has separated bowhead whale
populations over the past several thousand years is contradicted by the genetic analysis, which indicates that significant migration between Atlantic and Pacific populations has recently taken place," said Dr.
My research focuses on monitoring bowhead whale
But research shows that the Northwest Passage has opened up for bowhead whales
But in the seas they have managed to remain sufficiently elusive, for there to be some arctic bowhead whales
which are reckoned to be 200 years old.
The researchers reject the idea that female bears are lured to land to feed on scraps from the increasing number of bowhead whales
killed by hunters.
Alaskan natives and the native people of Chukotka in Russia will be allowed to hunt, between them, a total of 280 bowhead whales
from 2008 to 2012, according to the open-door meeting on the second day of the four-day IWC gathering in Anchorage.
For survival, they hunt--while following strict government hunting guidelines--for walruses, seals, bowhead whales
, and other animals.
You'll also learn about penguins and bowhead whales
and even the amazing wood frog, which doesn't hibernate when it gets cold--it just freezes.
Brower learned to operate in the white and native worlds, and his willingness to work with Arctic scientists from the "Lower 48" and share with them his vast knowledge of bowhead whales
is widely credited with contributing to the scientific research that helped protect Inupiaq subsistence whaling.
While owning a $13 billion contracting corporation, the Inupiat continue their millennia-old traditional practices of hunting Bowhead whales
, Balaena mysticetus, inhabit different parts of the Arctic in five populations.
When it couldn't muster the requisite three-quarter majority, Japan blocked consensus that customarily provides a quota of bowhead whales
that are hunted strictly for subsistence purposes by native peoples in the Alaskan and Russian Arctic.