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Commentary: Gov. Dunleavy leaves Alaskans in a ditch

By Sue MaugerFor The Cordova TimesWhen our new governor took down the “Climate Action for Alaska” webpage as one of the first acts of...

HB 312 would protect health care workers

Legislation to protect health care employees from workplace assaults has passed the Alaska House by a vote of 31-1 and moved to the Senate...

EPA funds will help protect and restore wetlands

Federal funds totaling nearly $142,000 have been awarded to protect and restore wetlands in projects planned by the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, Alaska Center...

Pen Air files for bankruptcy protection

Peninsula Airways, best known as PenAir, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.In a Twitter announcement on Aug. 7, PenAir said that “with heavy hearts,...

Fish Factor: Fishery advocates seek more habitat protections

Fishery advocates are hoping for the speedy delivery of a letter to state lawmakers that asks them to dust off a law pertaining to...

Obama Administration offers protection to marine mammals

An executive order issued by President Obama has created the Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area, offering protections to thousands of marine mammals, and...

Canada announces National Oceans Protection Plan

Canadian officials have announced a new marine safety plan that they say meets or exceed international standards, supported by commitments to indigenous co-management, environmental...

Disaster network would offer animal care training

Disaster preparedness to aid wildlife in the event of oil spills and natural disasters has been in the forefront of Alaska SeaLife Center efforts...
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