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Sitting on the dock of the bay: Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies gets new access

...1983, visitors to the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies environmental education center...Last Friday, the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies - CACS - held a celebration dedicating...Society became the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. It now has the Peterson Bay...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/sitting-on-the-dock-of-the-bay-c
Outdoors
Redoubt Bay Lodge employee prevents bear mauling

On the evening of July 9, two men narrowly avoided being mauled by a family of four brown bears (coastal grizzlies) at Alaska's famous Diving Bear Wildlife Viewing Area. It lies roughly 40 miles west of Nikiski, at the entrance...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2014-07-20/redoubt-bay-lodge-employe
Letters
Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...three of the seven wonders of the ancient world - and Venice, an ancient yet modern city that offers one solution for other coastal cities responding to rising sea levels. Our visit was a snapshot of history that spanned thousands of years. It got me thinking...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/refuge-notebook-tracking-time-in
Outdoors
Researchers study Southeast Alaska watershed changes

...Assistant Professor of Forest Ecosystem Ecology, and other researchers affiliated with the University of Alaska and the Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center - including graduate and undergraduate students - on a recent Friday led local residents and teachers on...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-17/researchers-study-southeast-alas
Outdoors

...word Alyeska mean the "Great Land" or "that which the sea breaks against." Before European interaction, native peoples of thisvast region included Aleuts in the islands and coastal area and hunting and fishing peoples in the interior.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2014-07-08-4
Food

...Those locations have seen problems associated with climate change that include increased wildfires preventing training, coastal erosion threatening equipment and melting permafrost making road travel in some areas difficult, the GAO report says. The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-05-0
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States concerned about proposed Coast Guard rules

...predictability to maritime rules.Skip Volkle, vice president and general counsel of Seattle-based Foss Maritime, the largest coastal tug and barge operator in the U.S., backed the Coast Guard's position.He said his company operates vessels on a daily...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-15/states-concerned-about-proposed-coas
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State history preserved in Soldotna Visitor Center

...pre-Act," or when registered by an Alaska Native as an authentic handicraft. In fact, Cooper said, the law only allows for coastal Arctic Natives to register ivory, and effort toward the craft in that region has lessened in recent years. "Old style...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-15/state-history-preserved-in-soldotna-
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Seward ready to move forward with dock development

...travel to the Bering Sea to fish. A 2013 report to the Legislature regarding the $10 million appropriation emphasized that the Coastal Villages Region Fund CDQ group spends up to $10 million on vessel maintenance and nearly $20 million on moorage and other...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-06-21-0
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Climate assessment warns of dire effects in Alaska

...protective ice edge along shorelines, coastal communities are vulnerable to erosion...other minerals that contribute to high coastal productivity and changes could alter Alaska's...permafrost, shifts in species range and coastal erosion already affects Alaska's northern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-05-06/climate-assessment-warns-of-dire-eff
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