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Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...better, which is really what they should be shooting for)," said Naomi Rose, a marine mammal scientist at the Animal Welfare Institute in an email, referring to the overall captive orca population.Jett said the killer whales grow restless...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-07-04/some-seaworld-mammals-live-longer-cap
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UAF gets $127K penalty for musk oxen deaths

...administrative law judge for the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued the civil penalty Thursday for violating of the Animal Welfare Act. An animal rights group that initially filed a complaint over the deaths in 2011, prompting a USDA investigation...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-12/uaf-gets-127k-penalty-musk-oxen-deaths
State
GHS appoints new executive director

...work and dedication. The Gastineau Humane Society is a private, non-profit shelter dedicated to the promotion of animal welfare and prevention of animal cruelty and suffering. GHS helps relinquished and abandoned pets by providing medical care...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-06-03/ghs-appoints-new-executive-director
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USDA files complaint against UAF over musk oxen deaths

FAIRBANKS - The U.S. Department of Agriculture accused the University of Alaska Fairbanks of possible Animal Welfare Act violations in the starvation deaths of 12 musk oxen at the school's large-animal research station.USDA spokeswoman Tanya...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-17/usda-files-complaint-against-uaf-over-m
State
SE Alaska nonprofit working to change pet welfare

...that people are on long waiting lists to adopt from the local humane society.The Ketchikan area is far behind in animal welfare issues, she said, and SOFA has plans to increase education locally and in nearby communities.SOFA's first event...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2013-03-09/se-alaska-nonprofit-working-change-
Neighbors
Gastineau Humane Society wins prize

...Petfinder.com Foundation to improve customer service in animal welfare. Each week, secret shoppers phoned, e-mailed...dog posted on the group's website. "Working in animal welfare can be very stressful and staff often feels underappreciated...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100310/nei_715325600.shtml
Neighbors
Humane society awarded grant

...the Gastineau Humane Society of Juneau is one of 10 animal welfare organizations nationwide to receive a grant from the...established in 1969 to provide financial assistance to animal welfare agencies for shelter expansion or improvements. The...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071002/nei_humanesociety.shtml
Neighbors
Northwest Digest

...The company is providing a free test run for the city Parks Department, which has an agreement with the Progressive Animal Welfare Society to look into nonlethal means of controlling the problem. The geese don't migrate if there's food year-round...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072106/sta_20060721009.shtml
News
Iceland president says whale hunt only for research

...scientific basis for the research. Animal welfare groups worry the hunt is a first...whales for scientific purposes. Animal welfare groups and several nations opposed...hunt. The International Fund for Animal Welfare has representatives in Reykjavik...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081903/sta_whalehunt.shtml
News
Critics: Sitka bear zoo facing numerous hurdles

...constructed plywood pen. To get his permits for the Fortress of the Bears, Kinnear must devise a plan to ensure animal welfare and safety - and prepare for the possibility that a bear might escape. "We've taken additional measures to provide...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090803/sta_bears.shtml
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