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Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...found in North American waters and as far south as the Bering Sea, but they are far more abundant in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas, said Benjamin Laurel, a fisheries research biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-01/scientists-breed-arctic-fish-they-study
State
Review of Shell's Arctic drilling plan begins

...this over the next 30 days."Shell in 2012 drilled pilot holes and dug mudline cellars in both the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas. The company was not allowed to drill into oil-bearing deposits because required response equipment was not on hand...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/review-shells-arctic-drilling-plan-begi
State
Greenpeace boards Arctic offshore drill rig in Pacific

...Using two vessels, the company drilled pilot holes and performed other preliminary work in both the Chukchi and the Beaufort seas. Shell was prohibited from drilling into oil-bearing rock because it did not have required response equipment on...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-07/greenpeace-boards-arctic-offshore-drill
State
Feds eye oil, gas drilling off East Coast, Alaska, Gulf

...bureau's chief environmental officer.In Alaska, the proposed drilling areas encompass parts of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas along the northern coast of the state, extending up to 200 miles offshore. And two drilling areas are proposed in...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/feds-eye-oil-gas-drilling-east-coast-al
State
As Legislature enters the second half, here's a one-sentence guide to all 212 bills on its agenda

...2016 is Alaska School Choice Week. HCR3The state should do everything possible to open ANWR and the Chukchi and Beaufort seas to oil drilling. HCR4The state should be able to countermand federal laws, and we're sending a delegation to a...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-11/legislature-enters-second-half-heres-on
State | AK legislature
Drilling plan may restrict sensitive Arctic Ocean areas

...staff, and she was told the administration will permanently remove from consideration some areas of the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.Murkowski did not have details on what areas would be withdrawn from off-shore drilling, she said at a news conference...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/drilling-plan-may-restrict-sensitive-ar
State | AK legislature
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...activities and oil spills.Royal Dutch Shell PLC began exploratory drilling on offshore leases in 2012 in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The company is considering drilling again this summer in the Chukchi if it can obtain the necessary permits. Tour...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/alaska-deep-water-port-proposed-vessels
State
New animated movie on bowhead whales

...University of Alaska Museum of the North explores the annual migration of bowhead whales across the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas. "Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale" takes its narrative and title from the 2013 calendar...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/new-animated-movie-bowhead-whales
Outdoors
Animated film explores bowhead whales

...University of Alaska Museum of the North explores the annual migration of bowhead whales across the Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas. "Arctic Currents: A Year in the Life of the Bowhead Whale" takes its narrative and title from the 2013 calendar...

http://juneauempire.com/ccwfeatures/2015-01-21/animated-film-explores-bowhead-wh
CCWFeatures
Ribbon seal shows up in Prince William Sound

...seabird and marine mammal survey spotted and photographed a ribbon seal, which are normally seen in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas.Marty Reedy was driving a boat for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service survey when a colleague pointed out a seal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-13/ribbon-seal-shows-prince-william-sound
State

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