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Salmonfest vendors educate despite low Friday attendance

...vendor booths set up at Salmonfest included United Tribes of Bristol Bay, the Alaska Center for the Environment, the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, the Wild Salmon Center and more. Though Salmonfest Director Jim Stearns said the festival will do fine...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-08-01/salmonfest-vendors-educate-despite-l
News
Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains of Alaska

...Researchers have confirmed the discovery of a marine reptile fossil in the Talkeetna Mountains...museum's earth science curator and a marine fossil expert, said in the announcement...during the Late Cretaceous period. The marine reptiles lived during the age of dinosaurs...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-22/collector-finds-marine-reptile-fossi
News

...international experts, who say it's too late for a cleanup."What you have there is basically raw sewage," said John Griffith, a marine biologist at the independent Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Griffith examined the protocols, methodology...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/brad-brooks-and-jenny-barchfield/2015-07-30
Barge that will haul marine debris arrives in Kodiak

JUNEAU - A barge that will be used to haul away tons of marine debris from Alaska shores - some of it likely from the 2011...remote sites to port, Pallister has said. Alaska's tsunami marine debris coordinator has said an Anchorage landfill requirement...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-15/barge-that-will-haul-marine-debris-a
News
Deaths of whales off Kodiak may remain a mystery

...old, which could throw off test results, said Kate Wynne, a marine mammal specialist for the University of Alaska Sea Grant Program...eight humpback whales also were found. The carcasses of the marine mammals were discovered between Memorial Day weekend and early...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-27/deaths-of-whales-off-kodiak-may-rema
News
Massive debris removal project to get underway

...getting underway in Alaska, with tons of marine debris - some likely sent to sea by the...task called impossible by state tsunami marine debris coordinator Janna Stewart.Pallister...the impact of broken-down plastic on marine life.What's not picked up can get...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-14/massive-debris-removal-project-to-ge
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What others say: Ferries need to find a better solution for their wastewater

...lessen the environmental impact these vessels are leaving on our marine ecosystems.Anyone who has a fish tank knows that chlorine and marine life don't mix. It gives fish and marine invertebrates chemical burns - it damages their gills and can...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-15/what-others-say-ferries-need-to-f
Opinion
More whale carcasses found in Gulf of Alaska

...a toxin related to warmth-induced algae blooms in the Gulf of Alaska waters, according to University of Alaska Fairbanks marine mammal specialist Kate Wynne. But scientists have tested a sample taken from the partially decomposed carcass of a dead fin...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-12
News
national mammal

...countries have designated multiple animals as the symbol of their country, like Mexico, which honors an arthropod, mammal, marine mammal and even a national dog.Some are more whimsical: The national animal of Scotland is the unicorn.And now the United...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2015-07-20/national-mammal
Arts & Entertainment
An Outdoor View: Fishing not just for fun

...Regulations Summary as "The taking of or attempting to take for personal use, and not for sale or barter, any freshwater, marine, or anadromous fish by hook and line held in the hand, or by hook and line attached to a pole or rod which is held in the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-16/an-outdoor-view-fishing-not-just
Fishing

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