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Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

...peat increased.However, when the Earth's large ice sheets collapsed at the end of the last ice age, the melt led sea water to rise by up to 100 meters in 10,000 years, Mann said. That cut off a migration route to the west for animals in...
Unhinged Alaska: Humpbacks and minke and orcas! Oh my!

...Halloween stash.There's so much blubber in the bay it looks like a synchronized sumo swim team cruising through the sea waters. Old timers around our hamlet-of-the-peculiar can't recall such a large and dazzling flotilla of fat and founts...
Man saves 3 lives near Homer

...Barnacle. "There was no way I could have gotten those people out by myself," Porter said. Adam Hediger had swallowed sea water, so Keith Hediger told Porter to take his son first, followed by Cuffe and then him. By then, the Alaska Wildlife...
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...which is 48 or 49 degrees at this time of the year, is then piped to a boiler room to two compressor heat pumps while the sea water returns to Resurrection Bay, he said. "What happens is this 20 percent water glycol at 48 or 49 degrees goes into the...
Bering Sea storm riders find Alaska ways of coping

...ate, no problem." The storm flooded some basements along Nome's main drag, Front Street, very near the Bering Sea. Water crested over the sea wall and circled around the town's convention center, but crews quickly sealed doors and stacked...
Unocal platform production in Cook Inlet stalled by leaking oil

...8-inch diameter pipeline that carries crude oil to Trading Bay. Workers planned to clean the line and flush it again with sea water, then pressure test it with water to check for leaks. If no leaks are detected in the oil line, workers will check...
Bering Sea offers hope for right whales

...years, small groups of the planet's most endangered cetaceans have returned each July to the same southeastern Bering Sea waters just outside Bristol Bay, raising the possibility that researchers will now find ways to keep the stock from dying out...
BP fights another Prudhoe spill

...Alaska) Inc. is dealing with a spill of drilling mud, sea water and rock cuttings at the Prudhoe Bay oil field. BP officials...the spill, he said. The mixture was about 85 percent sea water, Chappell said. State spill coordinator Ed Meggert said...
alaska sea, cut the rope and left them to drift without food or water, survivors said. Senwara got sick after drinking sea water and eating ground-up wood.The next day, they spotted a fishing boat. It was from Indonesia.The world's most...
Refuge Notebook: Bison in our back yard?

...ecosystem, extended from Eastern Siberia to Alaska. The Bering land bridge periodically connected the continents when enough sea water was frozen in the ice sheets to expose the shallow sea-floor, allowing humans and other mammals to disperse from Asia...


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