In the first hints of ice for the year, a trio of Alaskans - Inupiaq Eskimos Spencer Shroyer and Peter Lambert and their friend Dean Lukin - hunt seals in the waters of Kotzebue Sound on the Chukchi Sea in Northwest Alaska.  Subsistence hunting for marine mammals like seals and walrus by native hunters throughout the Arctic is becoming more and more difficult as warming temperatures reduce ice cover and changes migration patterns. (image by Lucian Read)
In the first hints of ice for the year, a trio of Alaskans - Inupiaq Eskimos Spencer Shroyer and Peter Lambert and their friend Dean Lukin - hunt seals in the waters of Kotzebue Sound on the Chukchi Sea in Northwest Alaska. Subsistence hunting for marine mammals like seals and walrus by native hunters throughout the Arctic is becoming more and more difficult as warming temperatures reduce ice cover and changes migration patterns.
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