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Bears, eagles, seals: How animals on the endangered list fare

...Islands, was taken off the endangered species list in 2008 due to extinction. The only subtropical seal native to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico once numbered more than 250,000, but overhunting left the population unstable. The last...
Bill funds tsunami warning system fix

...back-ups to existing ones off the Alaska coast. Five new buoys would be installed in the Atlantic and two in the Caribbean Sea to provide coverage for the Gulf of Mexico. None now exist in those areas. The proposed legislation would build on...
Deans' lists, appointments, honors

...Class Vincent A. McElmurry, whose parents live in Juneau, is currently conducting counter-drug patrols in the Caribbean Sea aboard the guided missile cruiser USS Thomas S. Gates. Bill Sturdevant, certified lecturer for the silva method...
Local awards, honors and graduations Navy Petty Officer Third Class Vincent A. McElmurry recently returned from a six-month deployment to the Caribbean Sea aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Thomas S. Gates. The ship's mission included helping to stop illegal drug...
Damage is as old as the sea

...the pristine Earth was started thousands of years ago by the destruction of key species, such as sea turtles in the Caribbean, sea cows off the coast of Australia and sea otters near Alaska, researchers said in the study appearing Friday in the...
My Turn: Cruise ship practices need more scrutiny

...tremendous revenues hauling mostly American citizens from American ports to destinations in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. These same vessels also generate huge amounts of waste products and sewage. The foreign-flagged cruise industry...
This Day in History

...Spain signed the Treaty of San Lorenzo (also known as "Pinckney's Treaty"), which provided for free navigation of the Mississippi River. In 1967, Expo '67 closed in Montreal. In 2005, Tropical Storm Beta formed in the Caribbean Sea.
What makes Southeast fishermen go bananas?

...harbinger of maritime disaster? The superstition seems to have arisen sometime during the hustle and bustle of early 1700s Caribbean sea trade. Bananas ripen quickly and secrete ethylene gas, which causes everything in the immediate banana-perimeter...
Love in a poem more pain Now I just got to keep myself from going insane. Blue Transformations by Elizabeth Cuadra Blue as the Caribbean sea we snorkeled through, transformed to effortless swimmers among those rainbowed dancers of the reefs. Blue as the...
Students learn about Haiti's poor while rehearsing musical say the least. Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, sits 50 miles southeast of Cuba in the Caribbean Sea. Eighty percent of the country was living in abject poverty in 2004, according to its embassy. But Haiti is still...
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