Environmental Factors

Three ribbons of green northern lights sweep across the night sky
The northern lights can be sighted over Bering Land Bridge

NPS Photo - Andrea Willingham


The arctic is home to some of the most beautiful phenomena on earth, such as the Northern Lights, and at the same time is one of the most fragile ecosystems, vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Explore these pages to learn about the science and local perspectives on environmental factors in Bering Land Bridge National Preserve.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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