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What others say: Defend the Coast Guard

...the Coast Guard aircraft assigned to fisheries patrols.The Coast Guard desperately needs icebreakers for its Arctic and Antarctic missions, but seeking funding for new tools seems like a fool's errand when the Coast Guard can't even get the funding...

...become a major concern.All 52 passengers on ship stuck in Antarctic ice since Christmas Eve rescued by helicopterCANBERRA, Australia...more than a week on an icebound Russian research ship in the Antarctic were rescued Thursday when a Chinese helicopter swooped in...
Refuge notebook: Dads in the wildlife world

...the cake, as portrayed in the movie "Happy Feet," incubating a single egg by keeping it on top of his feet (and off the Antarctic ice) but under his brood flap. Dad does this for two to three months straight, sacrificing about half his body weight...
Story of Lt. David M. Carey put to rest in Antarctica

...Defense operation in support of the U. S. Antarctic Program. ?Lt. David M. Carey...crash of a Neptune patrol plane on the Antarctic ice shelf,? said a story in the...Carey had heard that a glacier on the Antarctic continent had been named for his father...
Alaska SeaLife Center news's Steller sea lion program manager, was awarded the Antarctic Service Medal in recognition of valuable contributions to exploration and scientific achievement under the U.S. Antarctic research program. This was awarded by the National Science...
A career in helping others

...came from his mother's deep-rooted Catholic faith. Carey's father, a Navy pilot, was killed after he crashed on an Antarctic ice shelf during Operation Deep Freeze. Carey was 4. "When my father was killed, my brother and I both got presidential...
Begich talks energy, infrastructure

...calling it the "most amazing opportunity for Alaska." "Imagine this -- in Antarctica 46,000 people went to go see the Antarctic last year and that's a little hard to get to," he said with a laugh. "Imagine when people start discovering the Arctic...
Icebreakers: Save the old ones, build more new ones

...more severe deterioration has set in, perhaps a better use for the famed polar explorer Rear Adm. Richard E. Byrd's last Antarctic flagship would be a tow to a shipyard and retrofitting for at least limited sea duty until new vessels can come online.All...
Researchers want new name for transient killer whales

...whale species likely roam the North Pacific, including offshore orcas that may feed on sleeper sharks, and three in the Antarctic. Killer whales are found in every ocean and DNA samples have been studied from the extreme north and south parts of the globe...
Got bots?: From Kachemak Bay to Gulf of Mexico, robots scour the sea

...about areas that manned submersibles can't access or are extremely dangerous to divers. He gave the examples of water below Antarctic ice fields, underwater volcanoes, and, in the case of human divers, depths below several thousand feet. The Homer biologists...


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