A sow and two cubs look for clams in the tide zone of Hallo Bay. The R/V Norseman, the Gyre expedition ship, is anchored in the background.
The Gyre project is a collaboration between the Anchorage Museum and Alaska SeaLife Center to study and explore the global issue of marine debris.
On June 12, 2013, scientists and artists with the expedition, spent the day at Hallo Bay collecting debris, watching bears and discussing the issues. ANNE RAUP — Anchorage Daily News Buy Photo