Tag: endangered

More protection sought for right whales

Conservations are seeking expanded critical habitat designation in Alaska for North Pacific right whales, the world’s most endangered whales, the world’s most endangered whale population.

Marine mammals protected by federal law

Federal fisheries officials have issued a reminder that the Marine Mammal Protection Act prohibits killing marine mammals, except for exemptions for subsistence harvests by...

Protections sought for endangered Pacific walrus

A lawsuit filed March 8 in federal district court in Anchorage by the Center for Biological Diversity challenges the Trump administration’s denial of Endangered...

Appeals judges uphold protection of ringed seals

Judges in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals have reversed a lower court decision, upholding Endangered Species Act protection for ringed seals.The appeals court...

Etsy.com lifts ban on Alaska Native’s otter fur handicrafts

By RACHEL D'ORO, Associated PressANCHORAGE — An Alaska Native man said his otter fur handicrafts are for sale again on Etsy.com after the website briefly...

Endangered orcas compete with seals, sea lions for salmon

SEATTLE — Harbor seals, sea lions and some fish-eating killer whales have been rebounding along the Northeast Pacific Ocean in recent decades. But that...

Even ugly animals can win hearts and dollars to save them...

(The Conversation) The Earth is home to millions of species, but you wouldn’t know it from the media’s obsession with only a few dozen...

US agency to decide if Pacific walrus is threatened species

ANCHORAGE — A federal agency faces a deadline this week to decide whether the iconic Pacific walrus will join the polar bear on the...

Researchers want to know why beluga whales haven’t recovered

ANCHORAGE — New research aims to find out why highly endangered beluga whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet have failed to recover despite protective measures.The...

Agency warns people, pets to stay away from dead humpback

ANCHORAGE — A federal agency is warning the public to stay away from a dead humpback whale washed onto an Anchorage beach.The National Oceanic...
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