walrus

  • October 1, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Creative image of bull walrus group. Photo by Peter Orr via Getty Creative Images. NOAA imagery of the event unavailable due to the government shutdown. ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An estimated 10,000 walrus unable to find sea ice over shallow … Continue reading

  • September 17, 2013   BY Mike Fritz 

    At 330 miles above the Arctic Circle, life has never been easy for those brave enough to call Barrow home. The population currently hovers around 5,000 and about half of the residents are native Inupiat Eskimo, indigenous people who have survived for centuries by relying upon subsistence hunting and whaling. Continue reading