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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
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
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
Bird Bits: The larger, local cousin: Northern goshawk

...need the patience of local naturalist Bob Armstrong and some good fortune to observe such detail in the wild.Lack of food supply locally forces winter Northern Goshawks to explore elsewhere for vittles. They don't go far; they will be back early...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-29/bird-bits-larger-local-cousin-northe
Outdoors
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
Empire Editorial: Hope for best, prepare for worst

...days for folks residing down south.Zero days. That's how much the City and Borough of Juneau has in emergency food supplies.A press release this week from the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs announced the department intends...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-03-21/empire-editorial
Opinion
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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