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Groups ask for reduced king bycatch in the Bering Sea

...emergency changes to bycatch regulations in the Bering Sea.The current Bering Sea chinook bycatch cap has two parts: a lower number...average king take by the pollock fleet. In 2013, Bering Sea pollock fishermen caught 13,036 kings.The request...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-20/groups-ask-for-reduced-king-bycatch-
News
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...a lot of natural variability in 5- to 20-year time scales, and he reached the same conclusions on changes in the Bering Sea."Natural variability cannot be ruled out as an important mechanism," he said in an email.During the entire period...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-to-warmin
News
What others say: The unity ticket

...bowl. It divides that city, then turns northwest, skimming the northern edges of the Kuskokwim before meeting the Bering Sea somewhere around Nome.North of that line is bunny boot territory. South of it is the kingdom of the Xtratuf.The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-21/what-others-say-the-unity-ticket
Opinion
Sterling author shares journey of life at sea

...Atcheson encounters a harrowing night of terror on the Bering Sea aboard a boat in peril. Atcheson, author of Hidden...he moved to Alaska. The boat sat near the edge of the Bering Sea, a place a boat its size should have avoided but sat...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-03/sterling-author-shares-journey-of-li
Arts & Entertainment
Setnetters, others ask for adjustments to Cook Inlet fishery regulations

...changes.The board will consider a total of 29 ACRs at its October work session.Outside of Cook Inlet, five address Bering Sea tanner crab and Norton Sound king crab, three ask for changes to Kuskokwim River salmon fisheries, and two address...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-31/setnetters-others-ask-for-adjustment
News
Seafood industry, delegation seek Russian import ban

...UniSea, Wetward Seafoods, and Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers.Russia is not allowing...According to a press release from Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers, the ban would be in retaliation...fisheries, according to the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers.On the pollock side...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-08-26/seafood-industry-delegation-seek-rus
News
Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

...that could happen, he said. But acidification also could change population dynamics, he said."In a place like the Bering Sea, where a billion-dollar industry has been built around a few species of crabs, then that's where we really start...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/report-more-acidic-seawater-poses-ri
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Long haul: Adventurer plans on hiking, biking 16,000 remote miles

...setting a speed record for completing the Pacific Crest Trail in 2009 and an epic 4,738-mile trip from Reno to the Bering Sea by foot, bicycle and canoe.To add further challenge to the hiking portions, Bradley is deviating from the main sections...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/long-haul-adventurer-plans-on-hi
Outdoors
Inletkeeper to test Cook Inlet water for Fukushima radiation

...Environmental Conservation and Department of Health and Social Services. Samples were collected from the Aleutian Islands and Bering Sea over to Southeast Alaska and were found to contain none of the Fukushima-related radioactive isotopes, although researchers...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-01/environmental-organization-launches-
News
Gold miners outraged at critical Nome letter

...who owns a dredging operation in Nome and is financially compensated by the Discovery Channel for appearing in its "Bering Sea Gold" reality show. "And when I come to Nome, I'm a citizen of Nome - I got just as many rights as anybody else...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/gold-miners-outraged-at-critical-nom
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