"Bearded Ones" - Muskox on the Seaward Peninsula
Muskox are one of Bering Land Bering Land Bridge National Preserve's most unique creatures. True living relics, they give us a glimpse into prehistoric times. Learn more about how muskox fit into the modern world through the perspectives of some of those who live side-by-side with this wooly animal.
Due to the effects of climate change, the community of Shishmaref is preparing to move to the mainland as their island rapidly erodes away. Several youth from the community were interviewed on their thoughts regarding this transition and their subsistence lifestyles utilizing the resources from Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.
Renee, a youth from Shishmaref, is interviewed about her community being moved inland due to erosion from climate change. She talks about her traditional lifestyle and thoughts on what might change in the future.
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The Arctic Network or ARCN, is responsible for the monitoring of the health and progression of the ecosystems in five national park units in Alaska: Bering Land Bridge National Preserve, Cape Krusenstern National Monument, Kobuk Valley National Park and Noatak National Preserve.