A female tourist was treated at Bartlett Regional Hospital for a minor head injury after a humpback whale surfaced Wednesday morning under a whale-watching jet boat in North Pass.
ANCHORAGE - A federal agency says it will open a public comment period on a proposal to prohibit commercial fishing in Arctic waters in the Beaufort and Chukchi seas.
Thousands of square miles off Alaska have been designated as critical habitat for North Pacific right whales, considered the most endangered whale in the world.
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