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Voices of Alaska: Inuit Circumpolar Council responds to climate change

...long way toward mitigating that risk and averting a potential crisis.Climate change has already impacted traditional food sources, and will likely create more disruption. Changing weather patterns have limited the ability to go hunting. Sea ice...
Are some bears just born to be bad?

...these conflict situations," he said.Healy said Tahoe never had a serious bear problem until the early 1990s when food sources dwindled in the mountains during extended drought."That drought drove bears out of the back country, and a lot of...
Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...Atmospheric Administration. This warmer temperature can have negative impacts on salmon, as they and their primary food sources prefer colder water.With the increased food competition from large young year classes and negative environmental factors...
Follow safety guidelines in bear country

...animals, and they're looking for the easiest meal they can find to fatten up for another winter. Make sure easy food sources aren't available, and most of the time, they will be just pass through, not stick around to cause trouble.On...
Fish Board to consider ignoring protection

...federal government proposed the closures to protect food sources for Steller sea lions in the central Aleutian Islands...While the federal rules to protect Steller sea lion food sources did anticipate that cod removals would continue in the...
Kenai asks residents to be aware of bears

...than other parts of the city. The goal of eliminating bear attractants is to ensure that bears stay focused on natural food sources. The Kenai city manager has declared two areas in Kenai as "Bear Problem Areas." VIP Subdivision and the area from...
Refuge Notebook: Living with climate change in our backyards

...evolved to pollinate - which could result in widespread changes or diebacks of native flora, also affecting wildlife food sources. We do know that our actions today can guide and direct the kind of future we want for our grandchildren's grandchildren...
Refuge Notebook: Records fall during 115th Christmas Bird Count

...increase in Rock Pigeons (56) can be attributed to an increase in suitable urban habitat with its associated artificial food sources. But, accordingly, this species' existence is tenuous at best as they depend nearly solely on hand-outs and are...

...important nutrients to protect the heart, vision and blood flow. 9. Nuts and berries are natureis most concentrated food sources. Grains such as flaxseed are high in the beneficial omega-3 fatty acids, which help lower cholesterol and stabilize...
Cook Inlet Beluga research presented during local symposium

...carried out research on factors including habitat, food sources, and environmental factors that could be playing a...look at how contaminants could potentially be affecting food sources for the whales. "In particular we were targeting hydrocarbon...


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