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KERA North Texas
Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Eart
Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?
KERA North Texas / Posted 5 hours ago
Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Earthjustice — formally petitioned the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service to consider listing the Pacific bluefin tuna as endangered under the Endangered Species... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Eart
Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 hours ago
Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Earthjustice — formally petitioned the U.S. National Marine Fisheries Service to consider listing the Pacific bluefin tuna as endangered under the Endangered Species... Read more
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PhysOrg
Penguin population could drop 60 percent by end of the centuryUniversity; and Vincent S. Saba, a research fishery biologist with the National
Penguin population could drop 60 percent by end of the century
PhysOrg / Posted 12 hours ago
University; and Vincent S. Saba, a research fishery biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service. Declining populations The Adélie penguin is a species that breeds around the entire... Read more
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Alaska Public
Environmental group clashes with BlueCrest on frackingThe Center for Biological Diversity is calling for the National Marine Fisherie
Environmental group clashes with BlueCrest on fracking
Alaska Public / Posted 22 hours ago
The Center for Biological Diversity is calling for the National Marine Fisheries Service to stop BlueCrest Energy’s plans to conduct hydraulic fracturing of oil wells in Cook Inlet, citing concern for beluga whales. LGL Alaska Research Associates... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Positive move in right direction made on possibly saving salmon fishing seasonsto head both the sport and tribal fishing seasons could be saved and the proces
Positive move in right direction made on possibly saving salmon fishing seasons
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
to head both the sport and tribal fishing seasons could be saved and the process to get those seasons approved through the National Marine Fisheries Service will move much faster. On May 4, 20 sport anglers gathered to protest a Swinomish tribal... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Dead humpback whale found in Glacier Bay National Parkoperator Paul Johnson on the M/V Yakobi reported the whale to park staff around
Dead humpback whale found in Glacier Bay National Park
Juneau Empire / Posted yesterday
operator Paul Johnson on the M/V Yakobi reported the whale to park staff around 10:20 a.m. Sunday. After notifying the National Marine Fisheries Service, park staff towed the whale to shore on Sunday afternoon and it will go through a necropsy... Read more
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The Hill
New regs for Tuesday: Fitness, sharks, manta raysthe comment period to give the public more time to consider the changes. The p
New regs for Tuesday: Fitness, sharks, manta rays
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
the comment period to give the public more time to consider the changes. The public has 30 days to comment. Sharks: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) will not protect hammerhead sharks. The NMFS announced Monday it has determined... Read more
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The Register
Sliced your submarine cable? Fill in this paperworkof Ocean Energy Management, the Coast Guard, the Department of Defense, the Fed
Sliced your submarine cable? Fill in this paperwork
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
of Ocean Energy Management, the Coast Guard, the Department of Defense, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Marine Fisheries Service, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."Dredging According to those with... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Council OKs crab processing changetanner crab quota as a result of the cap - about half a million pounds. Other h
Council OKs crab processing change
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 5 days ago
tanner crab quota as a result of the cap - about half a million pounds. Other harvesters were in the same boat. So the National Marine Fisheries Service made a temporary fix, for one season only. Earlier this month, the North Pacific Fishery... Read more
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Crosscut
The orcas are starvingThe population dropped so sharply in the late ‘90s and early 2000s that, by 200
The orcas are starving
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
The population dropped so sharply in the late ‘90s and early 2000s that, by 2005, they were listed as endangered by the National Marine Fisheries Service. Their connection to the Columbia/Snake River Chinook has, over the years, mostly been... Read more
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Alaska Public
Group cites concern for belugas in protest of Bluecrestin Cook Inlet, citing concerns for endangered beluga whales. The Center for Bi
Group cites concern for belugas in protest of Bluecrest
Alaska Public / Posted 5 days ago
in Cook Inlet, citing concerns for endangered beluga whales. The Center for Biological Diversity sent a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service asking it to take a closer look at the potential harms of fracking in the Inlet. BlueCrest... Read more
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examiner.com
Massive fracking project could wipe out Alaska's endangered beluga whalesfirst large, multistage offshore fracking ever done in Alaska’s environmentally
Massive fracking project could wipe out Alaska's endangered beluga whales
examiner.com / Posted 6 days ago
first large, multistage offshore fracking ever done in Alaska’s environmentally sensitive Cook Inlet. In a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service, the Center noted that the unprecedented offshore fracking planned for this summer... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Group says fracking will harm endangered beluga whalethe threat to the inlet’s population of endangered beluga whales. The Center f
Group says fracking will harm endangered beluga whale
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 6 days ago
the threat to the inlet’s population of endangered beluga whales. The Center for Biological Diversity in a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service said fracking increases risks of spills, earthquakes and toxic pollutants to belugas, which... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Group: Fracking will harm endangered beluga whalethe threat to the inlet’s population of endangered beluga whales. The Center f
Group: Fracking will harm endangered beluga whale
Juneau Empire / Posted 6 days ago
the threat to the inlet’s population of endangered beluga whales. The Center for Biological Diversity in a letter to the National Marine Fisheries Service said fracking increases risks of spills, earthquakes and toxic pollutants to belugas, which... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasflats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Cent
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 6 days ago
flats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasflats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Cent
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
flats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasflats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Cent
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
flats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleflats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Cent
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
flats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleflats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Cent
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
flats near downtown Anchorage, Alaska. A national environmental group, the Center for Biological Diversity, has asked the National Marine Fisheries Service to block plans in Cook Inlet by an oil company for hydraulic fracturing, the extraction of... Read more
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KXXV Waco
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasleaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by t
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
leaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The environmental group wants the agency to block BlueCrest's plans for fracking, the... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasleaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by t
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
leaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The environmental group wants the agency to block BlueCrest's plans for fracking, the... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasleaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by t
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
leaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The environmental group wants the agency to block BlueCrest's plans for fracking, the... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleplans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benja
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
plans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benjamin Johnson was not immediately returned. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the letter has not been reviewed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasleaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by t
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 7 days ago
leaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The environmental group wants the agency to block BlueCrest's plans for fracking, the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasleaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by t
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
leaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The environmental group wants the agency to block BlueCrest's plans for fracking, the... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleplans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benja
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
plans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benjamin Johnson was not immediately returned. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the letter has not been reviewed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleplans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benja
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
plans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benjamin Johnson was not immediately returned. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the letter has not been reviewed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugasleaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by t
CEO denies fracking will harm endangered belugas
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 7 days ago
leaks, noise or earthquakes. Johnson responded to a letter sent Wednesday by the Center for Biological Diversity to the National Marine Fisheries Service. The environmental group wants the agency to block BlueCrest's plans for fracking, the... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleplans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benja
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
KXXV Waco / Posted 7 days ago
plans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benjamin Johnson was not immediately returned. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the letter has not been reviewed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleplans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benja
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 7 days ago
plans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benjamin Johnson was not immediately returned. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the letter has not been reviewed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whaleplans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benja
Group says fracking will harm endangered Alaska beluga whale
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 7 days ago
plans to drill horizontally from shore. A message left with BlueCrest CEO Benjamin Johnson was not immediately returned. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the letter has not been reviewed. Copyright 2016 The... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
6 Million Tropical Fish, Imported Each Year, Exposed to Cyanide PoisoningAs many as 500 metric tons of cyanide are dumped annually on reefs in the Phili
6 Million Tropical Fish, Imported Each Year, Exposed to Cyanide Poisoning
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted 11 days ago
As many as 500 metric tons of cyanide are dumped annually on reefs in the Philippines alone. The petition asks the National Marine Fisheries Service, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to use their... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How plans to save fish species could cut summer water supplyuse that water ... for urban use, for farmers, for birds, for fish.” The feder
How plans to save fish species could cut summer water supply
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
use that water ... for urban use, for farmers, for birds, for fish.” The federal agencies involved in the discussion – the National Marine Fisheries Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – hold considerable sway over how the Bureau of... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Marine cops return to UnalaskaFor the first time in about 10 years, the National Marine Fisheries Service has
Marine cops return to Unalaska
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 18 days ago
For the first time in about 10 years, the National Marine Fisheries Service has a fulltime enforcement official working and living in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor. He's Roy Fisher, 49, who moved to the Aleutians from Texas. Fisher said he worked in law... Read more
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Al.com
An open letter to all red snapper fishermena Gulf-wide tag system for the recs, very similar to the system for commercials
An open letter to all red snapper fishermen
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
a Gulf-wide tag system for the recs, very similar to the system for commercials and charter fleet. How would it work? The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) sets the annual TAC (Total Allowable Catch) and allocates it to the three sectors,... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Reef proposals not likely to be approvedinto the ocean," Neunzig said. "If you close areas, you're going to concentrate
Reef proposals not likely to be approved
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
into the ocean," Neunzig said. "If you close areas, you're going to concentrate anglers, then you'll have more closures." National Marine Fisheries Service scientist Jim Bohnsack, who is a working group member, told me that Dissolved Organic... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC marine fisheries advisory committee a shamfisheries advisory committee a sham All coastal states except North Carolina h
NC marine fisheries advisory committee a sham
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
fisheries advisory committee a sham All coastal states except North Carolina have a Joint Enforcement Agreement with the National Marine Fisheries Service The legislature created a JEA Advisory Committee to advise it whether to enter into a... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Feds propose changes to yellowtail fisherysnapper are primarily harvested in the Keys. The commercial yellowtail fishery
Feds propose changes to yellowtail fishery
Key West Citizen / Posted 22 days ago
snapper are primarily harvested in the Keys. The commercial yellowtail fishery was closed in October in 2014, after National Marine Fisheries Service projected the fishery would meet its annual catch limit of 1.6 million pounds. The... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Necropsy completed on whale found on bow of cruise shipit was discovered attached to the bow of a cruise ship in Anchorage. Courtesy:
Necropsy completed on whale found on bow of cruise ship
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
it was discovered attached to the bow of a cruise ship in Anchorage. Courtesy: Kirsten McNeil ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The National Marine Fisheries Service says a necropsy has been completed on a dead fin whale discovered Sunday on the bow of a... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
A Coalition of Nonprofit, Local Business Groups Plan Legal Action Against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Threatened Reefscausing partial coral death on up to 93 percent of corals in areas near dredgin
A Coalition of Nonprofit, Local Business Groups Plan Legal Action Against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Protect Threatened Reefs
CommonDreams.org / Posted 29 days ago
causing partial coral death on up to 93 percent of corals in areas near dredging. In a report released last month by the National Marine Fisheries Service, federal scientists concluded that dredging was responsible for the extensive harm to... Read more
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OJornal News
Fishing fleets turning to technology to meet monitoring mandateMcGuire, marine program director at The Nature Conservancy, told the News Servi
Fishing fleets turning to technology to meet monitoring mandate
OJornal News / Posted 29 days ago
McGuire, marine program director at The Nature Conservancy, told the News Service his group has begun working with National Marine Fisheries Service staff “to design our electronic monitoring program in such a way that it could be approved”... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship in Alaskaa half-hour earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arriva
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship in Alaska
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 29 days ago
a half-hour earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4:30 a.m. and didn’t see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is under... Read more
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examiner.com
Dead whale spotted stuck to underwater bow of cruise ship as it docks in Alaskaa.m. and 5 a.m. the ship unknowingly scooped up the whale. The whale was towed
Dead whale spotted stuck to underwater bow of cruise ship as it docks in Alaska
examiner.com / Posted 29 days ago
a.m. and 5 a.m. the ship unknowingly scooped up the whale. The whale was towed to the beach and Julie Speegle with the National Marine Fisheries Service said that a necropsy on the whale carcass is already underway. A necropsy is the animal... Read more
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Daily Mail
Endangered whale found dead on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska portthis article She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just
Endangered whale found dead on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port
Daily Mail / Posted 30 days ago
this article She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4.30 a.m. and didn't see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska porta half-hour earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arriva
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port
The Oklahoman / Posted 30 days ago
a half-hour earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4:30 a.m. and didn't see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is under... Read more
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The Signal
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska portearlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port
The Signal / Posted 30 days ago
earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4:30 a.m. and didn't see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska portearlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 30 days ago
earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4:30 a.m. and didn't see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is... Read more
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Salon.com
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska porta half-hour earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arriva
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
a half-hour earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4:30 a.m. and didn’t see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is under... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska portearlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after
Dead whale found on bow of cruise ship entering Alaska port
FOX Carolina / Posted 30 days ago
earlier. She says an officer had been preparing the ship for arrival just after 4:30 a.m. and didn't see a whale. National Marine Fisheries Service spokeswoman Julie Speegle says the whale was towed to a beach and a necropsy is... Read more
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