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My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...marine life, but because it assessed potential risk to Alaska communities. The study considered social impacts such as food security, subsistence, jobs and educational opportunities. Findings indicate that communities in Alaska's southeast and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-07-30/my-turn-wake-call-alaskas-waters
Opinion
'Love 'em and feed 'em'

...food insecurity, which means they do not always know where they will find their next meal."To meet this need for food security for Juneau's children, three sites for summer lunch programs were set up: Gruening Park, Geneva Woods and at Shepherd...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-14/love-em-and-feed-em
Local
Council to ask questions on Alaska grown food

...Food Policy Council is conducting a series of town hall meetings across the state to answer people's concerns on food security.The hearings also will touch on how much local food is produced in different Alaska regions and the methods used...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-04/council-ask-questions-alaska-grown-food
State
My Turn: Food security does not come from the store

...Sean Parnell briefly mentioned food security. In it, the Governor said...could serve an important role in food security, and I thank the governor for...seems to miss the mark on what food security really means.In the words of...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-11-06/my-turn-food-security-does-not-come-s
Opinion
Alaska Senate forum turns to subsistence

...in Washington," he said."What can we do so that we can manage wildlife appropriately, so that we can maintain food security, so that we can put subsistence first, as the federal law is," he said.Sullivan said subsistence is not going...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-03/alaska-senate-forum-turns-subsistence
State | AK legislature
Food security meeting canceled

The Food Security Committee of the Juneau Commission on Sustainability meeting scheduled for 5:15 p.m. today has been canceled.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102810/reg_727291950.shtml
Regional News
My turn: Celebrate Alaska Agriculture Day by showing interest in local food options

If Alaska is truly going to address food security, we must first acknowledge that food comes from farms, not shelves. Separated from the country's bread basket by thousands...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050410/opi_633399345.shtml
Opinion
Paper looks at a future without carnivores

...population growth, meat consumption and exploitation of wild prey, livestock production, greenhouse gas emissions, food security, deforestation and desertification, and water quality/quantity with carnivore conservation is a necessary step...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/paper-looks-future-without-carnivore
Outdoors
Federal Subsistence Board under fire

...on the Yukon and Kuskokwim rivers made the situation worse."Begich also hosted a Senate Indian Affairs hearing on food security and a Magnuson-Stevens Act listening session on Saturday at the convention. The Magnuson-Stevens Act is a law...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-10-27/federal-subsistence-board-under-fire
State
'Off the charts': 133k Somalia famine child deaths

...said Chris Hillbruner, a senior food security adviser at FEWS NET, a U.S...Washington.FEWS NET was one of two food security agencies that sponsored the study. The other was the Food Security and Nutrition Analysis Unit...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-05-03/charts-133k-somalia-famine-child-deat
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