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TouchStone: Diseased Seals

Spotted seal

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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Update News: Monday, January 7, 2013

In Monday’s news: Royal Dutch Shell drilling vessel, Kulluk, refloated from Sitkalidak Island, last night; NOAA Fisheries explains reason for classification of ringed and bearded seals as threatened; Number of endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales up from last year; ADEC contacting communities to apply for BEACH grant to monitor recreational water for fecal contamination.

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Update News: Thursday, January 3, 2013

In Thursday’s News: Grounded Shell rig has remained stable and no fuel spill has been observed; Oil spill response consultant says Shell isn’t prepared for Arctic drilling; Senator Lisa Murkowski alarmed at recent ringed and bearded seal classification as threatened species; Fiscal cliff bill also postpones pay raise for Congress; An Anchorage Senator plans to…

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