bering bering  /ˈbɛ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Danish explorer who explored the northern Pacific Ocean for the Russians and discovered the Bering Strait (1681-1741)

News

  1. A Silver Breeze Now Offers New Line of Watches from Bering

    The New York retailer launches a new line of watches from the Danish brand, Bering. A Silver Breeze features the Ceramic and Classic watch collections from Bering. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10825457.htm
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Fisheries Regulators Take Steps Toward Conservation Of Bering Sea Canyons

    Carved into the Bering Sea shelf are some of the ocean's largest underwater canyons. The bigger ones run more than a mile deep, and in spots they're dense with corals and sponges. They're also home to some commercial fisheries, and factory trawlers will often go there to catch pollock. Now, fisheries regulators have charted a path for managing this habitat, which allows for future conservation ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

  3. Bering Sea Canyons May Become New Marine Wildlife Preserve

    The Federal agency responsible for commercial fisheries in the Bering Sea have made, what some consider, a landmark decision Monday, June 3rd. The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, or NPFMC, has decided to consider classifying the Bering Sea Canyons as a wildlife preserve.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Alaska Public Radio Network

Quotes

  1. "Migrations over Beringia [the land bridge that once spanned the Bering Strait] were rare; it served as a filter to keep eastern and western groups or populations of woollies apart," Poinar said. "However, it now appears that mammoths...
    on Sep 5, 2008 By: Hendrik Poinar Source: U.S. News & World Report

  2. "Alaskan fishermen have worked both at home in our own waters, through the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, and in international regional fishery organizations to make sure that North Pacific Ocean and Bering Sea fisheries are sustainably...
    on May 29, 2008 By: Don Young Source: Dutch Harbor Fisherman

  3. "You accelerate faster because there's less drag with low downforce," Hamilton added. "Mentally you're remem-bering the car from the previous race when you had loads of downforce and feel you can carry the speed into cor-ners, but you can't....
    on Sep 12, 2009 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: Independent

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