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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
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
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...

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

...Association. However, the Federal Food and Drug Administration, 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-13/testing-shows-no-radiation-cook-inlet
State
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
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
Genetically-modified foods are bad for the food supply

...appalling condition of our present food supply which is riddled with lifeless...known as GMOs, unlabeled in our food supply have the most direct threat to...Knocking this element out of our food supply will have one of the most drastic...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2011-10-05/genetically-modified-foods-are-bad-fo
Letters
Outside editorial: A tale of two scares

...security of ... our nation's food supply," yet it doesn't have the authority...more effectively safeguard the food supply. A bill from Rep. Diana DeGette...the safety of the nation's food supply is strong. But each salmonella...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/050509/opi_436594351.shtml
Increasing food safety

The overall safety of the nation's food supply is strong. But a string of food-borne illnesses from some of the country's favorite foods understandably has shaken confidence...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081109/opi_480557236.shtml
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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