April 30, 2014 The Beringia Program Announces the 2014 Request for Proposals
March 10, 2014 Building Bridges, Not Fences

Building Bridges, Not Fences

An International Protected Area means more connections, not more regulations

February 21, 2013 Opportunities for International Cooperation

Opportunities for International Cooperation

The establishment of a new National Park "Beringia" in Chukotka, Russia

March 28, 2013 Muskoxen – the Ice Age Survivalists

Muskoxen – the Ice Age Survivalists

The creation of an ecological baseline for the Beringia muskoxen

April 8, 2013 Beringia Days 2011 Proceedings

Beringia Days 2011 Proceedings

Detailed account of the information presented during the conference

April 11, 2013 Bilateral Walrus Monitoring

Bilateral Walrus Monitoring

Subsistence use of walrus and reestablished cultural connections between Chukotka and Alaska

September 17, 2013 Steller’s Sea Cow

Steller’s Sea Cow

Bones on the beach may help solve an extinction mystery

October 29, 2013 Wales Inupiaq Sea Ice Dictionary

Wales Inupiaq Sea Ice Dictionary

Useful learning tool for future generations of Arctic indigenous peoples

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Bridge_of_FriendshipJune 27, 2014
Scientific advances may come about by a combination of patient experimentation, luck, considered judgment, and funding. Dave Hopkins’ career reminds us that there may also be other factors at play as well. Hopkins had credibility with a wide variety of stakeholders including Alaska Native communities, NPS managers, and U.S.S.R. counterparts. His role as an employee of an agency of the U.S. government also gave him the kind of job permanence, stability, and prestige that fostered respect and trust from his Soviet colleagues.MORE...

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The Shared Beringian Heritage Program recognizes and celebrates the natural resources and cultural heritage shared by Russia and the United States on both sides of the Bering Strait. The program works to improve local, national, and international understanding of these resources and sustain the cultural vitality of Native peoples in the region. If you want to learn more about the program click here.

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  • The 2014 Request for Proposals Announcement April 30, 2014

    It's your favorite time of the year again ...
    That's right: Proposal time!

    Proposals are due August 15, 2014!

    The Shared Beringian Heritage Program funds cooperative efforts that link people, organizations, institutions, and local governments across the Bering Strait. Projects funded under this program may be either scientific research projects or local, community-based educational, cultural or conservation projects that fulfill some or all of the goals of the Beringia program.

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