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...However, state data show "decent" crab populations from 2012 on, Garrett said.Melissa Cook, a NOAA Fisheries marine biologist and Mississippi's stranding coordinator, said baby and juvenile Kemp's-ridleys naturally spend their time...
First oil spill response drill planned near Nome

...Grantley Harbor, Melton said.Other participants are the Alaska Department of Conservation, and Gay Sheffield, a marine biologist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks marine advisory program.The conservation department considers the drill...
Former Romania orphans now room together at UW -Whitewater studying to be an elementary and special education teacher. Elena is pursuing her longtime dream of becoming a marine biologist. "It felt like a part of me that has been missing for a while suddenly came back," Rachel said. "After living...
A decade of documentaries: Film festival celebrates 10 years in Homer

...challenges us to consider our relationship to nature and reveals how little we humans have learned from Orcas. Local marine biologist and researcher Craig Matkin will host a presentation and question-and-answer session before the documentary showing...
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No luck involved: KPC Career Day emphasizes importance of preparation

...before this," said Savannah Anchinges, a 15-year-old Skyview High School sophomore. She said she wants to be a marine biologist, but before the sessions she attended at Career Day she did not know how to pursue that career track. Now she knows...
Kenai Community News

...sail, windsurf, skin dive, kayak, and took classes in ichthyology and other marine studies. Dixie plans to be a marine biologist and is using this camp to narrow her field of endeavor. Goal oriented and determined, she has known since she was...
Survivors of Nuiqsut crash knew landing was flawed

...landing gear. Noble was one of six who survived, some with serious injuries. Steve Hastings, a 48-year-old marine biologist from San Diego, was sitting on the right, next to the trailing edge of the wing. ''I thought, 'Oh, well...
Ice contest provides valuable climate change data for scientists

...and contest organizers have carefully recorded the date and time of its arrival every year. Raphael Sagarin, a marine biologist at Stanford University, learned of the contest while doing research in Alaska last year and realized the possibilities...
Business Briefs

...include tours of the 82.8-foot catamaran, refreshments and a chance to win a Kenai Fjords National Park tour. Marine biologist Carrie Newell also will be onboard signing her latest book about gray whales. The m/v Aialik Voyager will be part...
'Silent Spring'

...a biologist and a nature writer. Born in 1907, she had grown up on a farm in Pennsylvania. She had worked as a marine biologist for the U.S. Bureau of Fisheries - later to become the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - at a time when women...


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