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We’re headed to remote Alaska to kickoff the first enumeration of the #2020Census  in Toksook Bay, which begins on Jan. 21. Here’s a sneak peek of the remote village located in the Yukon Delta Region, on the Bering Sea. For more info, visit: .

Scientists estimate that a million sea birds called common murres starved to death. "What could account for a decline in the food supply from California to the Bering Sea all at the same time?" @shankman  @insideclimate 

Missed this story earlier reporting alarming discovery of toxin-laden clams & saxitoxin producing algae in the Bering Strait & Chukchi Sea much further north than ever found

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Officers in one Bering Sea community don't have gear like bulletproof vests, stun guns or police badges. But now those things, and others, are on the way, thanks to a stranger 3,400 miles away.

IOWA NICE: A Davenport police officer is helping equip a six-member police force on an island in the Bering Sea more than 3,400 miles away!

“The Bering Sea is undergoing changes that have never been observed in our lifetimes.”

“We have seen change coming. Now we know it is here,” 10 elders from indigenous communities around the Bering Sea write in NOAA’s 2019 Arctic Report Card.

Ever heard of the ribbon seal? It inhabits Arctic waters & hangs out in areas where the water is deep, & the sea ice is more dispersed & easier to break through. It can dive ~1,968 ft (600 m) in search of food like crustaceans & fish. [📸: Bering Land Bridge National Preserve]

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Thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea are dead partly because of starvation and stress brought on by changing climate conditions, researchers say.

#ArcticReportCard 2019: Loss of sea ice has major consequences for Arctic. Arctic sea ice extent at end of summer 2019 tied w/ 2007 & 2016 for 2nd lowest since 1979. The Bering Sea has been nearly ice-free for 2 years in a row @NOAAResearch 

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The Arctic is in crisis. Wildfires have been raging all summer across Siberia. Sea ice is currently at a record-low extent. In Alaska's Bering Sea, this year’s ice-free season began in February. And now, Greenland’s biggest single-day melt in history:

"Fallen off a cliff": Scientists have never observed so little ice in the Bering Sea in spring

Congress should note the asteroid that blew up over the Bering Sea on Dec 18 with the force of 10 Hiroshima bombs and take the threat seriously.

Did you miss the meteor ☄️ spotted over the Bering Sea in December 2018? Don’t worry — our satellite 🛰 saw it! The MODIS instrument on 's Terra satellite caught this view 👀 of the meteor’s shadow, visible as the gray streak above the clouds ☁️.

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Scientists have never seen so little spring ice in the Bering Sea. Ten percent of normal.

For six decades, the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, tucked along the coast of the Bering Sea, has been protected as one of the wildest nature spots on Earth, remote enough to escape development. That isolation has been shattered.

Hmm, something seems a little different this year when it comes to ice in the Bering Sea

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Powerful magnitude-7.4 earthquake strikes the Bering Sea between Russia and US - @USGS 

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