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Antarctica: Mystery continent holds key to mankinds future

...of a penguin colony on Cape Legoupil watched as he pounded on slabs of black granite and diorite rising out of the southern ocean. By the end of the two-week trip, his colleagues had jokingly begun calling him "Thor.""To understand many aspects...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26/antarctica-mystery-continent-hol
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Finding the meaning of the moose

...new facility and share the story of the creation of the new center. The theme behind the new exhibit hall is "Icefield to Ocean," a nod to the Refuge's broad mix of habitat types. Icefield, tundra, boreal forest, wetlands and rivers are all represented...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-02-26/refuge-notebook-finding-the-mean
Outdoors
BlueCrest, WesPac ink deal to develop Cosmo

...recently inked a deal to supply LNG to Totem Ocean Trailer Express, or TOTE, from a first-of-its-kind...Jacksonville, Fla.TOTE will have two large ocean freight vessels operating between Jacksonville...facility by late 2016. TOTE also operates ocean freight service to Alaska from Tacoma...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/bluecrest-wespac-ink-deal-to-devel
Trends
Deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...boats travel across the Bering Strait, and state and federal officials anticipate shipping companies could someday use Arctic Ocean routes for moving freight between continents.Nome would welcome expanded port facilities that could handle larger, deeper...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-23/deep-water-port-proposed-for-vessels
News
ADFG opens experimental pollock fishery in Cook Inlet

...management biologist for commercial groundfish fisheries in the Cook Inlet area. King salmon were counted and returned alive to the ocean if possible. Herring and other species were also returned to the water.During the six tows made during that fishing period...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/trends/2015-02-23/adfg-opens-experimental-pollock-fi
Trends
Interior Secretary Jewell visits eroding Alaska village

...oil-rich coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve, and Jewell's announcement that she would remove five Arctic Ocean areas from future offshore lease sales, prompted protests from Alaska officials."I may be an easy target," Jewell said...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-02-17/interior-secretary-jewell-visits-ero
News
Gulf of Maine warming concerns world

...Administration (NOAA), faster than 99 percent of the world's oceans.Until 2004, the temperature in the Gulf of Maine was rising...regular basis? Has the Gulf Stream shifted further west? Has the ocean absorbed all the carbon it can hold from the atmosphere and...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-09-07/gulf-of-maine-warming-concerns-wo
Opinion
Voices of Alaska: More coal will harm our oceans

...waters, we rely on a healthy ocean to sustain us.Today, however...seeing rapid changes in our oceans, and one of the most alarming problems is ocean acidification. As we pump...carbon into our atmosphere, our oceans absorb more carbon, and they're...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-07/voices-of-alaska-more-coal-will-h
Opinion

...two major ballooning records says the helium-filled balloon has passed the halfway mark of its journey across the Pacific Ocean. Pilots Troy Bradley of New Mexico and Leonid Tiukhtyaev of Russia set off from Saga, Japan, shortly before 6:30 a.m...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/2015-01-26
Young to take lead on Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization

...the Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and...in the 114th Congress; all ocean-related issues will be heard...redubbed the Water, Power, and Oceans Subcommittee, whose membership...salmon, pushed for federal ocean monitoring for the effects of...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-12-23/young-to-take-lead-on-magnuson-steve
News

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