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...Soviet Union agreed on a plan to partition Poland. In 1989, deposed Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii at age 72. In 1994, more than 900 people died when an Estonian ferry capsized and sank in the Baltic sea.
This Day in History

...agreed on a plan to partition Poland. In 1994, more than 900 people died when an Estonian ferry capsized and sank in the Baltic sea. In 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO chairman Yasser Arafat signed an accord to transfer much of...
4 from Denmark look at Juneau for cruise ship port development ships coming into port every year - so their tourism niche is growing. In the entire global cruise industry, the Baltic Sea service is the third largest."We are close to fully occupied in the season to dates that are booked by the cruise...
Rhea to play professional basketball in Poland

...Rhea's contract features a rent free fully furnished apartment (with internet, cable, and phone) in Gdynia on the Baltic Sea across from Sweden and Norway, a paid car, the flight to Poland and a return flight to the United States for Christmas...
In Arctic, Greenpeace picks new fight with old foe

...and are awaiting sentencing.Greenpeace activists also climbed aboard icebreakers contracted by Shell as they left the Baltic Sea. And the Greenpeace ship "Esperanza" is now shadowing Shell's drilling vessels as they head north to bore exploratory...
NOAA public comment period for seal listings expanded

...25. The proposed listings include four subspecies of ringed seals found in the Arctic Ocean and Bering, Okhotsk and Baltic seas, plus Lake Ladoga in Russia. The listings also include two distinct population segments of bearded seals found in...
Regional News
Study: Overfishing easing in some areas

...Current, which flows south along the U.S. West Coast. Still being overfished, the report said, are the North and Baltic seas and the Bay of Biscay region. A newly developing problem is the movement of major fishing efforts to the developing...
AlaskaDigest At least five Anchorage residents answered the ad. Some were told that a person in Estonia, a nation on the Baltic Sea south of Finland, was starting a new company in the United States and wanted to avoid various fees and taxes, said...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Exxon Valdez, and three large oil spills this year in sensitive ecosystems - the Galapagos, the Mediterranean and the Baltic Sea). No amount of technology can prevent a tanker from capsizing in rough seas, or a pipeline from breaking during a...
Sweden, Norway Part VI

...suitcases about a kilometer and over cobbles to the Best Western Strand Hotel. The sun shone, the sky was blue, the Baltic Sea was a deep blue, the trees were green and the spring flowers were blooming. We spent 2½ hours walking around the...


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