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Juneau-based community group to build traveling greenhouse

...transportation costs.About 95 percent of the food in southeast Alaska is imported, Heifetz found in a 2014 assessment of the food supply. There is a demand for local food, but a lack of know-how on cultivating and growing food in rural communities...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-19/juneau-based-community-group-build-trav
State
On the Trails: Herbivores and their plants

...plants with increased defenses. In both cases, the food supply for consumers is markedly reduced.The second possible...severe galling activity can thus renew and increase the food supply for later sawfly larvae (and anyone else that likes...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-02/trails-herbivores-and-their-plants
Outdoors
On the Trails: Eating lichens

...and extensive logging can devastate lichen communities, drastically decreasing the food supply for all of the many consumers. Loss of this important food supply has repercussions in many directions: for example, flying squirrels and voles also...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-30/trails-eating-lichens
Outdoors
My Turn: Where will Alaska and the US be in 30 years?

...water supply especially in the southwestern states (groundwater depletion and its impact on food supply, as currently circa 25 percent of U.S. food supply comes from Central Valley in California), reduced crop yields, disrupt coastal marine ecosystems...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-01-11/my-turn-where-will-alaska-and-us-be-3
Opinion
Testing shows no radiation in Cook Inlet

...which is responsible for monitoring the nation's food supply, has yet to find any evidence of radioactive contamination in U.S. food supplies, according to a March update on the organization's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-13/testing-shows-no-radiation-cook-inlet
State
Duck stamp legislation passes with exemption

...to purchase federal duck stamps. In addition to providing relief for hunters who rely on the resource as a critical food supply, Young believes his amendment will remove a significant burden for those residing in small Alaskan villages, who often...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-21/duck-stamp-legislation-passes-exempt
Outdoors
Tern colonies failed this year near Mendenhall, South Sawyer glaciers

...that many different kinds of long-lived birds, from chinstrap penguins to kittiwakes, stop breeding when their food supplies are low."With the amount of researcher activity in (other colonies during unrelated tern studies in other locations...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/tern-colonies-failed-year-near-mende
Outdoors
Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

...Balcomb said Monday. "What we have to do is get really serious about wild salmon restoration and recovery, which is the food supply for these guys."He said billions of dollars have spent on salmon recovery, but orcas are still in decline. "What's...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-09/newborn-killer-whale-spotted-washington
State
Summer books roundup

...reading at the Juneau Public Library during Celebration 2014, has written a children's book inspired by the abundant food supplies that can be found in Southeast's forests and waters. When a young girl's chances for a sledding day are ruined...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-17/summer-books-roundup
Art
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...trajectories of five interrelated trends that were growing exponentially at that time: population, industrial output, food supply, use of non-renewable resources and pollution. The scientists, led by Donella and Dennis Meadows, published their...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-17/five-good-reads-earth-day
Art

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