Alaska

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Episode 3 of 5

Duration: 59 minutes

Bruce travels to Alaska, America's last great wilderness, where modern-day pioneers are harvesting the vast natural wealth of the seas.

Bruce learns the ropes onboard a salmon-fishing boat, and dives to the bottom of the Bering Sea to look for gold.

In the far north Bruce witnesses the annual whale hunt of the Inupiak people whose ancient tradition is now at odds with the modern world and questions what is more important: the life of a whale or the death of a culture?

  • Arctic presenter Bruce Parry works on a salmon fishing boat in Prince William Sound, Alaska

    Arctic presenter Bruce Parry works on a salmon fishing boat in Prince William Sound, Alaska

  • BRUCE IN ALASKA

    BRUCE IN ALASKA

    Bruce flies North over the Alaskan tundra to join the Inupiaq people of Kaktovic on their annual whale hunt.

  • Bruce dons a wetsuit to to dive for gold in the freezing sea off Alaska

    Bruce dons a wetsuit to to dive for gold in the freezing sea off Alaska

Credits

Series Producer
James Smith
Presenter
Bruce Parry
Director
Rob Sullivan
Executive Producer
Steve Robinson
Executive Producer
Sam Organ

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