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Massive debris removal project to get underway

...expensive and dangerous, said Nikolai Maximenko, a senior researcher at the Hawaii-based International Pacific Research Center."Even without the tsunami, Alaska is well-known for being polluted with all these buoys and other stuff from...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-14/massive-debris-removal-project-to-ge
News
Op-ed: Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

...the president was quoted by The New York Times as saying, "Under the preliminary accord, Fordo would become a research center, but not for any element that could potentially be used in nuclear weapons." So Fordo gets to stay open, maybe...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-07-04/op-ed-repeating-myself-on-an-iran
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Common grass has uncommon attributes

...bluejoint but elk feed heavily on it during winter. Here on the Kenai, John Oldemeyer and his colleagues at the Moose Research Center showed that bluejoint was fair in energy value but poor in protein content for moose. A study coauthored by investigators...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-07-02/refuge-notebook-common-grass-has
Outdoors
School district dropout rate continues to improve

...percent. The rate is also declining nationwide, and hit a record low at 7 percent, reported in 2014 by the Pew Research Center. "The decline in the count of (school district) dropouts is more impressive than the decline in the percent as...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-23
News
Selma plus 50

...positives. Here are some of the positives.Black Christian News Network 1 has compiled figures culled from the Pew Research Center, Census Bureau, Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, Kaiser Foundation and Nielsen. It calculates...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-03-09/selma-plus-50
Opinion
Voices of the Peninsula: Protecting salmon in a changing climate

...Alaska-Fairbanks, under Mark Myers' supervision as the vice chancellor for research, we have the Ocean Acidification Research Center and the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy, both of which rely heavily on federal funds. With the shift...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-24/voices-of-the-peninsula-protectin
Opinion
Cal Thomas: America interrupted

...the stock market is at record highs but our traditional institutions and self-confidence are in decline.A Pew Research Center study confirms one trend that has been obvious over several years. The "typical" American family is no longer typical...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2015-01-03/cal-thomas-america-interrupted
Opinion

...said Bruce Peterjohn, chief of the bird banding laboratory for the U.S. Geological Survey's Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in Laurel, Maryland.Federal and state permits are required to capture hummingbirds, which are protected under...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/keith-ridler/2014-11-10
Report: Alaska has largest voting-age Native population in US

...population, the highest percentage of any state, said Malia Villegas, National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center director. Villegas gave a presentation on the Native vote at the joint Alaska Federation of Natives and NCAI conference...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-10-23/report-alaska-has-largest-voting-age
News
Business announcements

...p.m. at Mykel's Restaurant. Guest speaker will be Jack Hebert, CEO/President of the Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks. Guests are welcome to attend. For more information or to RSVP, please call 283-8071. Agricultural...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2014-09-17/business-announcements
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