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Species in the Spotlight helps endangered species

...public education efforts on eight marine species at risk of extinction. All eight are listed as endangered under the Endangered...the ESA, these eight species are among the most at risk of extinction in the near future," said Eileen Sobeck, assistant NOAA...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-15/species-spotlight-helps-endangered-s
Outdoors
Agency: Whales' recovery a success story

...whale that can be found across the planet was on the verge of extinction. The international community banned whaling the species in...said. "Ten of these populations are no longer in danger of extinction, which is our criteria for an endangered listing, nor are...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-22/agency-whales-recovery-success-story
State
Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...for a few moments and, seemingly unimpressed, went back to browsing. The saga of muskox, from tottering on the edge of extinction a hundred years ago to rebounding to more than a 100,000, shows both our capacity for destruction and restraint. They...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/beaten-path-extinction-and-back-shag
Outdoors
On the Trails: Dung fungus, wha?!

...interested in the well-known extinction of large mammals such as...the major causes of these extinctions. There is a fungus known...thousand years before final extinction. The principal changes of...fire caused the megafaunal extinction, but it remains possible...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-03-06/trails-dung-fungus-wha
Outdoors
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...whales in Alaska's Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction.National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists announced Monday the 2014 estimate is 340 animals, up from 312...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-31/noaa-says-cook-inlet-beluga-numbers-inc
State
"Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England" opens Friday at Perseverance

...the public. Attendees should bring a lunch.The play's action revolves around a small-town history museum in danger of extinction, and on the relationships between a college dean and her current and former lesbian lovers. The cast includes Rebecca George...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/seven-homeless-mammoths-wander-new-englan
Art
Humpbacks on rebound as agency mulls lift

...populations will remain on the list are their size and growth rates."Ten of these populations are no longer in danger of extinction, which is our criteria for an endangered listing, nor are they likely to become so in the foreseeable future, our criteria...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-21/humpbacks-rebound-agency-mulls-lift
State
Cutting activities from school budgets is shortsighted

...devolve back to a club concept without drug testing and a connection to the school. That is a prescription for failure and extinction. While the upside to fundraising is the bonding and teamwork that develops during the process, the downside is that it is...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-20/cutting-activities-school-budgets-sho
Opinion
Author Lecture Series continues with "Empire of Extinction"

...The lecture will feature author Ryan Jones, of the University of Auckland, who will talk about his book, "Empire Of Extinction: Russians and the North Pacific's Strange Beasts of the Sea, 1741-1867."The book traces the story of how Russians...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-06-12/author-lecture-series-continues-empire-ex
Art
Juneau-Douglas City Museum: Continuing exhibits

...play, "Seven Homeless Mammoths Wander New England," whose action revolves around a small-town history museum in danger of extinction. Living statues from the production will be in residence at the City Museum during First Friday.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-01/juneau-douglas-city-museum-continuing-exh
Art

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