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The Bristol Bay Times
Discovering the hidden universe at bug campspider, an orb weaver, just like the kind in Charlotte's Web," says Derek Sikes
Discovering the hidden universe at bug camp
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted an hour ago
spider, an orb weaver, just like the kind in Charlotte's Web," says Derek Sikes, head of the entomology collection at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. He and his wife Melissa are leading a group of 18 elementary-school-age kids in the... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
UAA professors fighting subpoenas from Pebble over Bristol Bay researchTwo University of Alaska professors say that subpoenas from Pebble Limited Part
UAA professors fighting subpoenas from Pebble over Bristol Bay research
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted an hour ago
Two University of Alaska professors say that subpoenas from Pebble Limited Partnership seeking evidence in its lawsuit against a federal agency are wasting university time and money, and are a diversion from the science and research they should be... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Historians assess old cannery at S. Naknekmentality. And in many ways, it influenced the choices I made to become a histo
Historians assess old cannery at S. Naknek
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted an hour ago
mentality. And in many ways, it influenced the choices I made to become a historian. And now I teach Alaska history at the University of Alaska Anchorage, and I'm working with the National Park Service and people like Bob King to help ensure that... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Alaska Science Forum: Elephant Point and forests on ice1910 until 1938, when the price of copper fell so low the operation was no long
Alaska Science Forum: Elephant Point and forests on ice
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 hours ago
1910 until 1938, when the price of copper fell so low the operation was no longer profitable. • Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Alaska Public
Man dead in apparent early-morning homicide in Anchoragethat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Man dead in apparent early-morning homicide in Anchorage
Alaska Public / Posted 3 hours ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Alaska Public
South Peninsula students study STEM subjects through ANSEPbarriers before even leaving high school. They are learning about— science, tec
South Peninsula students study STEM subjects through ANSEP
Alaska Public / Posted 15 hours ago
barriers before even leaving high school. They are learning about— science, technology, engineering and mathematics —at University of Alaska Anchorage this summer. The girls are participating in the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program,... Read more
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Alaska Public
New evidence of Denali dinosaursDinosaur bones have been found in Denali National Park. The bone fragments were
New evidence of Denali dinosaurs
Alaska Public / Posted 15 hours ago
Dinosaur bones have been found in Denali National Park. The bone fragments were discovered this summer by a team of University of Alaska Fairbanks and National Park Service scientists. The researchers found the bones on a mountain slope in the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Thursday, July 28, 2016barriers before even leaving high school. They are learning about— science, tec
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 15 hours ago
barriers before even leaving high school. They are learning about— science, technology, engineering and mathematics —at University of Alaska Anchorage this summer. The girls are participating in the Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program,... Read more
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Alaska Public
Citing environmental concerns, Pike’s landing golf course in Fairbanks shut downpeople hitting golf balls right into the river and couldn’t believe it,” Steine
Citing environmental concerns, Pike’s landing golf course in Fairbanks shut down
Alaska Public / Posted yesterday
people hitting golf balls right into the river and couldn’t believe it,” Steiner said. Steiner, a biologist and former University of Alaska marine conservation professor, said golf balls are slightly negatively buoyant in fresh water, meaning... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Mysterious And Known As The 'Raven': Scientists Identify New Whale SpeciesIn 2004 Reid Brewer of the University of Alaska Southeast measured an unusual b
Mysterious And Known As The 'Raven': Scientists Identify New Whale Species
KPBS San Diego / Posted yesterday
In 2004 Reid Brewer of the University of Alaska Southeast measured an unusual beaked whale that turned up dead in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A tissue sample from the carcass later showed that the whale was one of the newly identified species. For... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primaryAbout the candidatesRep. Tom Emmer was born in 1961 and raised in the great sta
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primary
ABC Newspapers / Posted yesterday
About the candidatesRep. Tom Emmer was born in 1961 and raised in the great state of Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and then William Mitchell College of Law. Emmer and his wife, Jacquie, are celebrating their... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperocean rower Roz Savage in the middle of the Pacific and hung out with her for a
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
ocean rower Roz Savage in the middle of the Pacific and hung out with her for a few hours. Years ago Erikson spoke at the University of Alaska in Juneau along with another man who was involved with picking up trawl nets and big commercial fishing... Read more
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Daily Mail
Mysterious new species of whale found in Alaskafor an...The great ape that can talk like a human: Remarkable ability... Share
Mysterious new species of whale found in Alaska
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
for an...The great ape that can talk like a human: Remarkable ability... Share this article In 2004 Reid Brewer of the University of Alaska Southeast measured an unusual beaked whale that turned up dead in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A tissue... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Former Aptos resident shoots 77 at Pacific Coast Amateurat the 44th annual Wharf to Wharf Race on Sunday. Carrancho, who recently signe
Former Aptos resident shoots 77 at Pacific Coast Amateur
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
at the 44th annual Wharf to Wharf Race on Sunday. Carrancho, who recently signed a National Letter of Intent to run for the University of Alaska Anchorage, placed 22nd in 30 minutes, 50 seconds. An article on B8 of Monday’s edition listed a... Read more
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Alaska Public
UAF student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degreeA former University of Alaska Fairbanks student is suing the school for withhol
UAF student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degree
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
A former University of Alaska Fairbanks student is suing the school for withholding his diploma. In February Nolan Youngmun was acquitted of charges he raped another UAF student. Youngmun’s attorney says the University has dragged its feet in its own... Read more
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Alaska Public
Tuesday, July 26, 2016student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degree Robert Han
Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Alaska Public / Posted 2 days ago
student acquitted of rape charge sues school for withholding degree Robert Hannon, KUAC – Fairbanks A former University of Alaska Fairbanks student is suing the school for withholding his diploma. In February Nolan Youngmun was... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Walker signs two bills into lawspecial session when they failed to pass the Legislature in regular session. T
Walker signs two bills into law
Juneau Empire / Posted 2 days ago
special session when they failed to pass the Legislature in regular session. The signing of HB 200 took place at the Anchorage offices of Bristol Bay Native Corporation, while the signing of HB 27 took place at the University of Alaska Anc... Read more
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PhysOrg
International search reveals genetic evidence for new species of beaked whaleknown species, they sent samples to Morin. Genetic tests later showed it to be
International search reveals genetic evidence for new species of beaked whale
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
known species, they sent samples to Morin. Genetic tests later showed it to be the new species. In 2004 Reid Brewer of the University of Alaska Southeast measured an unusual beaked whale that turned up dead in Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A tissue... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Wharf to Wharf, 2016: Mwangi sprints to finish; Gesabwa defends women�s championshipthe top local female (33:42) for the second time. Carrancho is a Watsonville H
Pajaronian Wharf to Wharf, 2016: Mwangi sprints to finish; Gesabwa defends women�s championship
Register Pajaronian / Posted 3 days ago
the top local female (33:42) for the second time. Carrancho is a Watsonville High alumnus who will run for the powerhouse University of Alaska Anchorage cross country program in the fall, while Schnittger graduated from Aptos High and was a star... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska has the highest level of state spending, but that’s not the whole storygot to apply logic to that equation a little bit as well.” Economist Gunnar Kn
Alaska has the highest level of state spending, but that’s not the whole story
Alaska Public / Posted 3 days ago
got to apply logic to that equation a little bit as well.” Economist Gunnar Knapp recently stepped down as director of the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Institute for Social and Economic Research. He says the state’s large amount of natural... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Restaurant suspends Chena River golf game after complaintimmediately returned. The game was stopped after a complaint by Anchorage envi
Restaurant suspends Chena River golf game after complaint
Juneau Empire / Posted 3 days ago
immediately returned. The game was stopped after a complaint by Anchorage environmental activist Rick Steiner, a former University of Alaska Fairbanks professor, who stopped at the restaurant on the way back from a trip to the upper Noatak River... Read more
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WBNG Binghamton
Sens sign three to AHL contractsand a .920 save percentage. Prior to his professional career, Greenham played f
Sens sign three to AHL contracts
WBNG Binghamton / Posted 3 days ago
and a .920 save percentage. Prior to his professional career, Greenham played four seasons of NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey with University of Alaska-Fairbanks and finished with a 1.98 goals-against average and .924 save percentage. Carlisle, the... Read more
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Alaska Public
Wet weekend weather helps fire crews fight McHugh Firethat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Wet weekend weather helps fire crews fight McHugh Fire
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Alaska Public
Patterson, Marvin retain Crow Pass Crossing crownsthat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Patterson, Marvin retain Crow Pass Crossing crowns
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Alaska Public
Flood advisory in effect along portions of Chena Riverthat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Flood advisory in effect along portions of Chena River
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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Alaska Public
Body found floating in Tongass Narrowsthat appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and P
Body found floating in Tongass Narrows
Alaska Public / Posted 4 days ago
that appear on alaskapublic.org. Prior to graduating from the Journalism and Public Communications Department at the University of Alaska Anchorage in December 2010, Josh worked at The Northern Light student newspaper where he and his staff... Read more
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express
Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Experts claim methane gas explosions could be responsiblego missing over the Bermuda Triangle, according to the study published in Scien
Bermuda Triangle mystery solved? Experts claim methane gas explosions could be responsible
express / Posted 4 days ago
go missing over the Bermuda Triangle, according to the study published in Science in Siberia. Vladimir Romanovsky, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, told Live Science: "It is very probable that the similar sinkholes in the ocean were produced... Read more
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Juneau Empire
This Day in Juneau History: July 25, 1986ballots regarding salary negotiations to area teachers. The upcoming vote resul
This Day in Juneau History: July 25, 1986
Juneau Empire / Posted 4 days ago
ballots regarding salary negotiations to area teachers. The upcoming vote results were expected by the next week. The University of Alaska was considering cutting faculty and staff salaries in addition to raising the tuition by 20 percent,... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Public transportation fan takes over Fairbanks bus systemindustry. Felix switched to public transportation after earning a master’s deg
Public transportation fan takes over Fairbanks bus system
Juneau Empire / Posted 4 days ago
industry. Felix switched to public transportation after earning a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Alaska Southeast. Soon after she was hired at People Mover, something clicked, she said. “All of my random... Read more
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Wired News
There’s a Good Explanation for This Bouncy Patch of Grass in Siberiaof water might build up under what looks like solid ground. “It’s common,” says
There’s a Good Explanation for This Bouncy Patch of Grass in Siberia
Wired News / Posted 4 days ago
of water might build up under what looks like solid ground. “It’s common,” says Vladimir Romanovsky, a geophysicist at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The photos published in the Siberian Times do show water seeping out of the ground after... Read more
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Juneau Empire
This Day in Juneau History: July 24, 1986Permanent Fund Dividend, rather than continue to hack away at the state’s budge
This Day in Juneau History: July 24, 1986
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
Permanent Fund Dividend, rather than continue to hack away at the state’s budget. The Alaska Legislature, court system and University of Alaska also continued to struggle with their lack of funds. • “This Day in Juneau History” is compiled by... Read more
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Juneau Empire
UAS Chancellor appointed as vice chair to a committee on teacher educationUniversity of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Dr. Rick Caulfield was appointed to s
UAS Chancellor appointed as vice chair to a committee on teacher education
Juneau Empire / Posted 5 days ago
University of Alaska Southeast Chancellor Dr. Rick Caulfield was appointed to serve as Vice Chair of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Presidential Committee on Teacher Education. The committee is charged with... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
OMB director: State personnel reduced by 1,700 in last two yearsother category — “other state funds” — typically reflect expenditures that are
OMB director: State personnel reduced by 1,700 in last two years
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 5 days ago
other category — “other state funds” — typically reflect expenditures that are supported by designated revenues, such as University of Alaska student tuition. In fiscal year 2016 this category totaled $641 million and increased to $735 million... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Budget director: Expect more job lossesother category — “other state funds” — typically reflect expenditures that are
Budget director: Expect more job losses
Juneau Empire / Posted 6 days ago
other category — “other state funds” — typically reflect expenditures that are supported by designated revenues, such as University of Alaska student tuition. In fiscal year 2016 that category totaled $641 million and increased to $735 million in... Read more
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Alaska Public
Love­ – Our Supreme Emotionand clinical supervision in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Beathe is a forme
Love­ – Our Supreme Emotion
Alaska Public / Posted 6 days ago
and clinical supervision in cognitive-behavioral therapy. Dr. Beathe is a former Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Alaska-Anchorage (UAA) and has instructed, trained, and clinically supervised interns and postdoctoral... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Kay Branchand as an adult she moved to Alaska in 1984, remaining here for the rest of her
Kay Branch
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
and as an adult she moved to Alaska in 1984, remaining here for the rest of her life. She gained a bachelors degree at University of Alaska Anchorage and a master's in anthropology at the University of South Florida. She lived in Dillingham for... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Visiting a ghost town on the Tanana Rivernow an intriguing place name on the map, slowly being reclaimed by trees and ri
Visiting a ghost town on the Tanana River
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 6 days ago
now an intriguing place name on the map, slowly being reclaimed by trees and river and silence. Since the late 1970s, the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Geophysical Institute has provided this column free in cooperation with the UAF research... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Discovering the hidden universe at bug campspider, an orb weaver, just like the kind in Charlotte’s Web,” says Derek Sikes
Discovering the hidden universe at bug camp
Juneau Empire / Posted 7 days ago
spider, an orb weaver, just like the kind in Charlotte’s Web,” says Derek Sikes, head of the entomology collection at the University of Alaska Museum of the North. He and his wife Melissa are leading a group of 18 elementary-aged kids in the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantifiedof year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor
Trees' surprising role in the boreal water cycle quantified
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
of year. The water stored in trees has previously been considered just a minor part of the water cycle, but a new study by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists shows otherwise. Research published this week in Scientific Reports is the first... Read more
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Juneau Empire
This Day in Juneau History: July 21, 1986size, and tobacco and drug use. Most of the focus was to be pointed at finalizi
This Day in Juneau History: July 21, 1986
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
size, and tobacco and drug use. Most of the focus was to be pointed at finalizing the Capital School’s closure policy. The University of Alaska Southeast was preparing for impending budget cuts as well. Amidst Alaska’s harrowing financial history,... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Senate candidates visit Kenaiwas the first of the election season and will be followed with similar forums f
Senate candidates visit Kenai
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 8 days ago
was the first of the election season and will be followed with similar forums for candidates in other races. Blatchford, a University of Alaska Anchorage journalism and communications professor and a former mayor of Seward, kicked off the forum... Read more
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Alaska Public
New study shows inconsistency among state child protection workers, lack of trainingchild protection agency’s frontline workers. For the past decade, there’s been
New study shows inconsistency among state child protection workers, lack of training
Alaska Public / Posted 8 days ago
child protection agency’s frontline workers. For the past decade, there’s been a 30 percent staff turnover rate at OCS. University of Alaska Anchorage professor Diwakar Vadapalli, who heads the community oversight group Citizen Review Panel, and... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online NewspaperHealth Center Dental Clinic. Reeves was born and raised in Anchorage. A general
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 8 days ago
Health Center Dental Clinic. Reeves was born and raised in Anchorage. A general dentist, he received his bachelors from the University of Alaska Anchorage and earned his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry from Oregon Health and Sciences University,... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primary |positions before the primary. About the candidates Emmer was born in 1961 and r
Emmer faces Kern, Munro in 6th District primary |
Forest Lake Times / Posted 9 days ago
positions before the primary. About the candidates Emmer was born in 1961 and raised in Minnesota. He graduated from the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and then William Mitchell College of Law. Emmer and his wife, Jacquie, are celebrating their... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Artists, police promote community dialogue on diversity, peacecould help facilitate a discussion in Juneau about these recent national events
Artists, police promote community dialogue on diversity, peace
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 days ago
could help facilitate a discussion in Juneau about these recent national events and their effects. From 2 to 5 p.m. at the University of Alaska Southeast Recreation Center, different Juneau artists will use their respective crafts to create a... Read more
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Alaska Public
19-year-old Shishmaref man honored at the White HouseI felt when I was there. HUGHES: My last question for you is what your next st
19-year-old Shishmaref man honored at the White House
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
I felt when I was there. HUGHES: My last question for you is what your next step is? ESAU: I’m currently studying at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Tribal Management and hopefully continue with a Rural Development degree so that I can go... Read more
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Alaska Public
What happened to all the Chinook Salmon? New research points to potential predatorsheads and said, ‘Where are all the kings? What happened to all the kings?'” sai
What happened to all the Chinook Salmon? New research points to potential predators
Alaska Public / Posted 10 days ago
heads and said, ‘Where are all the kings? What happened to all the kings?'” said Andy Seitz, an associate professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. At a lecture in Unalaska this week, Seitz explained... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Sheefish a shiny surprisedays because much of it is made from a soy product," he said. And my friend Wa
Sheefish a shiny surprise
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
days because much of it is made from a soy product," he said. And my friend Walkie Charles, a linguistics professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks who grew up on the lower Yukon River, told me the Yup'ik word for the mysterious foam that... Read more
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The Bristol Bay Times
Salmon sharks contribute to chinook declineloose in around 50 days, and then float to the surface and upload their data to
Salmon sharks contribute to chinook decline
The Bristol Bay Times / Posted 13 days ago
loose in around 50 days, and then float to the surface and upload their data to a satellite high up in sky. Seitz, of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, gave an update on his three-year research project,... Read more
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Peninsula Clarion
Refuge Notebook: Coyotes prove adaptable on the Kenai Peninsulawith wolves. During that study, eight instances of wolves killing coyotes were
Refuge Notebook: Coyotes prove adaptable on the Kenai Peninsula
Peninsula Clarion / Posted 14 days ago
with wolves. During that study, eight instances of wolves killing coyotes were documented. Later, from 1987 to 1991, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student Win Staples conducted research on coyotes and lynx on the Refuge when the... Read more
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