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Thousands of walruses gathered to rest on the shore near the Alaskan coastal community of Point Lay during September of 2013 after sea ice disappeared from their offshore foraging grounds in the eastern Chukchi Sea.Adult Female Walruses on Ice Floe with YoungTwo Black-capped Chickadees, the one on the right has a normal beak and the one on the left has a deformed beak.  Photo by Sandy Talbot, USGS.Caribou running on the tundra - photo by Brian Uher-Koch, USGSBoreal forest on the Seward PeninsulaBluethroat captured on the Seward PeninsulaChinook salmon from Washington State
Thousands of Pacific Walrus Haul Out on Land on the northwest coast of Alaska … Read More
Pacific Walrus Population Study Reveals a Long-term Decline … Read More
USGS Publication on Avian Keratin Disorder and Plumage … Read More
USGS Changing Arctic Ecosystems - Forecasting Effects of Fire on Winter Distribution of Caribou … Read More
USGS Changing Arctic Ecosystem - Publication Develops Methods for Quantifying Species Responses … Read More
USGS Changing Arctic Ecosystems—Publication on Advancement of Nesting in Arctic Birds … Read More
Publication Extends Use of Genetics in Quantitative Ecology … Read More

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