Tag: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

ASLC caring for young bearded seal pup

A very young bearded seal pup found alone on the shores of Shaktoolik in early April is now under the care of the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward, where she is being fed by bottle a special formula created just for her.

Exxon Valdez oil spill legacy is topic of AMSS keynote

Earthquakes, tsunamis, changing oceans and the scientific legacy of the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster will be the topic of keynote speakers on the...

Fishing industry says no to net pen finfish

A group of fish harvesters and seafood industry entities is urging Congress to oppose attempts to legitimize open net pen finfish aquaculture, as proposed...

Grants awarded to clean up derelict fishing gear

Seven grants totaling $1.5 million announced by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation are earmarked to remove some 170,000 pounds of lost, abandoned or...

Coast Guard Cutter Healy sets research sites

Four months of scientific research is on tap for the Coast Guard Cutter Healy, which was scheduled to leave Seattle on July 24, headed...

Sea lion study gets help from crowdsource volunteers

By DAN JOLINGThe Associated PressANCHORAGE, — A federal wildlife agency studying the Steller sea lion decline in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands is looking for help...

Marine debris recycled into artwork

Eight Washed Ashore sea life sculptures made entirely of marine debris were selected for display Sept. 15-16 at the Our Ocean Conference at the...
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