7. Acknowledgements

The Aleut International Association would like to acknowledge the commitment and involvement of the following people, agencies and organizations during the preparation of this project, as well as express its appreciation for the additional financial and in-kind support that it has received.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affaires

Environment Canada

UAF, International Arctic Research Center

Alaska Conservation Foundation

Bristol Bay Native Association, Alaska, U.S.

Native Village of Gambell, Alaska, U.S.

The City of Togiak, Alaska, U.S.

Kamchatka Region Union of Tribal Fishermen, Kamchatka, Russia

Chukotka Regional Association of Indigenous peoples of the North, Chukotka, Russia

Administration of the village of Tymlat, Kamchatka Region, Russia

Administration of the village of Kanchalan, Chukotka, Russia

Red Cross Chukotka Tymlat Fish Processing Plant, Chukotka

The Government of Chukotka Region

The Government of Kamchatka Region

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska, U.S.

Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna Working group of the Arctic Council

UNEP/GRID-Arendal

U.S. Arctic Research Commission

David Atkinson

Helen Chythlook

Molly Chythlook

Hanna Eklund

Mike Gill

Ann Gordon

Julie Gourley

Moses Kritz

Special thanks to Igor Krupnick for his thoughtful review and helpful comments.