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Mysteries of the Bering Strait

Constant Wonder
  • Apr 30, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 13:57
The Bering Strait seems so remote and forbidding, but this scholar lived there herself before she entered university, with sled dogs and all. She came away with a deep appreciation for the ecological systems and the energy sources found in this dramatic landscape. Do you ever think of a whale as an energy source? She argues that you should. Guest: Bathsheba Demuth, Assistant Professor of History and Environment and Society at Brown University and author of “Floating Coast: An Environmental History of the Bering Strait”