Bering, Chukchi Sea Subsistence Polar Bear Hunters To Follow International Quota

Photo by Kathy Crane, NOAA Arctic Research Program

Under a treaty with Russia, subsistence polar bear hunters in the Bering and Chukchi Seas will follow a quota for the first time. On Friday, the Alaska Nanuuq Commission and the U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife were in Shishmaref to detail the new international quota.

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Matthew Smith is a reporter at KNOM in Nome.

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