National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
United States Department of Commerce

Vanishing Bering Sea ice threatens one of the richest U.S. seafood sources

Wed, 05/15/2019
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When ice failed to cover much of the eastern Bering Sea between Alaska and Russia in early 2018, oceanographer James Overland chalked it up to a freak chance. Then, it happened again this year, with late-winter sea ice falling to some of the lowest levels seen in at least 4 decades. Drs. Jim Overland and Phyllis Stabeno are quoted.