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Scientists Find Prevalence of Algal Toxins in the Arctic

NOME, AK — For the first time, scientists have documented the prevalence of two biotoxins in Alaska’s marine mammal population above the Arctic Circle. That’s according to a new study out Thursday in the Journal Harmful Algae. But it’s not clear if algal toxins have always existed in the Arctic, because scientists never looked before now.…

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Update News: December 4th, 2013

In Wednesday’s news: Nome’s Board of Ed met for its regular meeting, discussing fund dispersals, renovations, and achievement; Nome’s Chamber of Commerce releases survey results on changes in Alaska Airlines flight schedule; CDC publishes results of a recent study on the Powassan virus in Western Alaska. http://www.knom.org/wp-audio/2013/12/2013-12-04-knom-update-news.mp3

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