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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
Low king salmon numbers forecast in western Alaska

...Development Corp. "Could be a good year, but it might not be a very good year."The corporation for years has attempted to enhance sockeye runs. Biologists fertilized Salmon Lake to increase the food supply and revive the Pilgrim River run.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-04/low-king-salmon-numbers-forecast-wester
State
Avalanches cut off only road to Valdez

...taking the inconvenience in stride, city Clerk Sheri Pierce said."We're doing our best to let people know we have food supplies at the grocery stores," Pierce said.Fuel companies expect no shortages. Mail is being flown in, Pierce said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-28/avalanches-cut-only-road-valdez
State
Alaska renews push to amass emergency food stocks

...massive stockpile of emergency food supplies to be ready in case a major disaster...sites ready and one-third of the food supply in place by the end of 2012. But...needed and how best to manage the food supplies, he said. Those things could...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-08/alaska-renews-push-amass-emergency-food
State
Forest Service considers closure of 12 public use cabins

...Admiralty Island at one time or another.In the earlier days, the group provided "everything" - transportation, food, supplies, and labor.Later, the Forest Service would sometimes provide one aspect of the project - transportation, for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-11-08/forest-service-considers-closure-12-pub
Local | Outdoors
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
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

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