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...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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Local | Outdoors
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...can cripple the reefs where fish live, rewire fish brains and attack what fish eat.Those changes pose risks for food supplies, from the fillets used in McDonald's fish sandwiches to the crab legs sold at seafood markets. Both are brought...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Administration says that it hasn't found any evidence to-date that dangerous levels of radionuclides are in the U.S. food supply. The EPA also says their monitoring shows no dangerous level of radiation in Pacific fish. A report from the Proceedings...
On the Trails: Who cares about earthworms?

...bird density and nest survival tended to be lower in areas with the exotic earthworms, perhaps because of the reduced food supply or because of poorer nest concealment. In Canada, exotic earthworms have invaded both aspen and pine forests east of...


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