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Walruses haul out on Round Island, Alaska. Pic by Ryan Morrill

How Does a Walrus Fit In?

By Margaret Archibald, Alaska Department of Fish and Game The other day while trying to push our ungainly inflatable boat off the rocks during a falling tide, I noticed two juvenile salmon hovering together near the surface in the intertidal zone. I stopped for a second because, while I’ve worked with salmon for many years,

Sea lion moms and pups

Sea Lions: Unsung Stars of Round Island

By Margaret Archibald, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Walruses are just a part of the reason that Ryan Morrill and I are on Round Island. We’re also here because at the southeastern edge of the island, in an area we call the East Cape, there’s an important year-round haul-out for the endangered western population

Puffins enjoy the sea-breeze on the loafing ledge.

What’s Your Favorite Ocean Cam?

Today is World Oceans Day! We’re celebrating their beauty, power, and majesty, recognizing that oceans are the lifeblood of the planet.

The "Pacific Ocean" screens nightly though June 16th

Visit our outdoor screening of “The Pacific Ocean”

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, visit downtown Santa Monica for an outdoor screening of our film “The Pacific Ocean”.

Pacific walruses on Round Island's First Beach

Watch our cams, help the walruses!

Explore and our partners at Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) bring you ultra-rare live views of thousands of hauled-out walruses on the beaches of the remote Round Island. When viewers like you watch the Walrus Cam, you become the eyes and ears of ADF&G, monitoring the site in a way that’s not feasible

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