This Friday on TouchStone (April 12, 2013 at 10 am) we’re talking about diseased seals. We’ll be joined by two special guests – UAF Marine Advisory Program’s Gay Sheffield and the North Slope Dept. of Wildlife Management’s Dr. Raphaela Stimmelmayr. Tune in to hear the latest on the Unexpected Mortality Event. Start the conversation now. [...]
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In Thursday’s News: Researchers in process of ruling out radiation as cause of Alaska Unusual Mortality Event on ice seals; NOAA scientists want more local subsistence knowledge for mapping project; U.S. House passed bill funding Marine Debris Program.
While researchers are still trying to figure out what is causing the illness in seals in the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, researchers have found the cause of death for the Unusual Mortality Event declared in New England harbor seals. Just today it was announced that a type of bird flu – H3N8 – is [...]
In Monday’s news: Governor Sean Parnell seeks federal disaster declaration for king salmon fisheries on Yukon and Kuskokwim Rivers; Alaska Nanuuq Commission, U.S. Fish & Wildlife in Shishmaref detailing new international quota for subsistence harvest of polar bears; Body of woman found south of Barrow identified as 28-year-old Eliza Mae Simmonds; Shell Oil’s drill rig [...]
The Alaska Nanuuq Commission and the US Department of Fish and Wildlife were in Shishmaref Friday to detail a new international quota for subsistence hunting of polar bears in the Bering and Chukchi Seas.
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