ADN quotes our Executive Director, Jim Gamble, “Everything that happens further north in the Bering and everything that happens further north in the Beaufort and the Chukchi and even further north in the Arctic Ocean, a lot of that productivity is determined by what happens in the Aleutians,” said Jim Gamble, executive director of the Aleut International Association, an organization granted status in 1998 as a permanent participant in the eight-nation Arctic Council. Click here to read the full article: US strategy for Arctic includes Alaska’s Aleutians and Bering Sea