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Walrus populations may need protection

...and 1999, possibly due to overabundance of walrus and relatively high harvests in the 1980s. However, the study's lead author, Rebecca Taylor, said other factors - such as lower availability of food, potentially because of sea ice loss - couldn't...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/by-becky-bohrer/2014-09-09/walrus-populations-may-ne

...percent as large as it was before 1905."For us, this is a great conservation success story," said Cole Monnahan, a lead author of the paper published Friday in the journal Marine Mammal Science. "We caught way too many whales from this population...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2014-09-06-1
Bees aren't the only pollinators you can attract

...and in a shorter time," he said.Eric Mader, assistant director of The Xerces Society's pollinator program and lead author of its new guide, "Farming With Native Beneficial Insects" (Storey Publishing), says, "Honeybees always will...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-09-04/bees-arent-the-only-pollinators-
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...one place and simply cannot pack up their bags and move?Hausner examines that dilemma and its ramifications as the lead author of a new study - "Life in a Fishbowl: Prospects for the endangered Devils Hole pupfish in a changing climate."The...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-01
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Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...was the somewhat surprising degree to which the winds can explain all the wiggles in the temperature curve," said lead author Jim Johnstone, who did the work while a climatologist at the Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-22/study-links-changing-winds-to-warmin
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Report: More acidic seawater poses risks in Alaska

...carbon dioxide. Circulation patterns also bring more acidic deep-ocean water to the surface, the agency said.Co-lead author of the study, NOAA oceanographer Jeremy Mathis, said the goal was to try to quantify the potential risk and impacts...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-07-30/report-more-acidic-seawater-poses-ri
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25 years later, Exxon Valdez spill effects linger

...dissecting sea otter carcasses collected from beaches and frozen.The U.S. Geological Survey research biologist is the lead author of a federal study released last month that concludes that sea otters have finally returned to pre-spill numbers.

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-03-23/25-years-later-exxon-valdez-spill-ef
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...would help doctors determine which tumors are harmless and which ones require treatment, said Dr. Edward Patz, Jr., lead author and a radiologist at Duke University Medical Center. He is among researchers working to do just that.Patz said patients...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-09-0
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...on the ground at the time of the pattern really doesn't matter; it can be rainy, dry, hot or cold, said study lead author Haiyan Teng, a scientist at the research center. The same pattern that signals a U.S. heat wave also indicates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-27-0
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...substantially increases the risk. For most American adults, sodas and other sugary drinks are the main source of added sugar.Lead author Quanhe Yang of the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention called the results sobering and said it's the...

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