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Businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

JUNEAU - In coastal communities throughout Alaska, several organizations are working together to prepare more Alaskans for jobs in the maritime industry...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-27/businesses-schools-partner-on-mariti
News
Online tool aids oil-spill response

...Spill Trustee council, and the state's Coastal Impact Assistance program. The Shore...and response," CIRCAC contributed its coastal video footage to the Alaska Ocean Observing...database of public information related to coastal habitats. This large set of geographical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-21/online-tool-aids-oil-spill-response
News
Don Young: Setting the record straight on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...always supported the best interest of Alaska's fishermen and coastal communities. I was one of the original authors of the MSA...from groups that often don't support commercial fishermen or coastal communities, I would encourage you to read the legislation...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-14/don-young-setting-the-record-stra
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: Young seeks to unwind 'Alaska Model' for fisheries

...confidence that our fisheries managers put the long-term health of fish stocks first and that will be in the best interest of our coastal economies. Stosh Anderson is a fisherman from Kodiak and a former North Pacific Fishery Management Council member.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-04-11/voices-of-alaska-young-seeks-to-u
Opinion
Officials to test Tsunami Warning System

...audio may not contain the word "TEST."Officials are asking coastal Alaskans to provide feedback online at ready.alaska.gov...During Tsunami Preparedness Week, emergency managers urge coastal residents to review information on what to do in the event...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-23/officials-to-test-tsunami-warning-sy
News

...well as its airport, while naval artillery and airstrikes hit coastal areas east of Aden."It's like an earthquake," Sanaa...concerns. It was not clear how many were killed.In the western coastal city of Hodeida, medical officials said one person was killed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-03-30
News
Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...bigger storms are generating larger waves and increasing coastal erosion, and flooding events seem more frequent. Other changes...effects on Kenai's climate, plants and wildlife, wildfire, coastal erosion, and salmon. The featured keynote speaker at lunchtime...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-26/refuge-notebook-living-with-clim
Outdoors
Kenai Peninsula College: Around Campus

...scientists, will share findings on local climate change impacts. Discussion topics include flooding frequency, salmon stressors, coastal erosion and wildfire risk.Nancy Lord, Homer-based author of "Early Warming," will provide the keynote address covering...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/schools/2015-03-22/kenai-peninsula-college
Schools
Refuge Notebook: Ode to Crows, Ravens, Jays and Magpies

...By virtue of being at the intersection of the western-most reach of the boreal forest and the northern-most reach of the coastal rainforest, we have five corvid species. The Common Raven, Northwestern Crow, Gray Jay, Steller's Jay and Black-billed...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-19/refuge-notebook-ode-to-crows-rav
Outdoors
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...effect of climate change on an Alaska coastal community.Jewell visited Kivalina...the winter."You can see the impact of coastal erosion in the village," Jewell said...seek wilderness status for the oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-17/interior-secretary-jewell-visits-ero
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