UAS yields key data for fishing industry

...rockfish, sablefish, and salmon, and on all aspects of marine ecosystems such as ocean physics and chemistry essential to fish habitats, and the structure and functioning of marine food webs. Information from NOAA's research is provided to the North Pacific...
Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...well-heeled foreign visitors, the ultimate African experience: the thrill of hunting a lion, one of the "Big Five" animals whose habitats are under increasing pressure from human encroachment. Now an American dentist's killing of a celebrity lion in Zimbabwe...
Not For Web
Anti-KSM groups seek federal help

...Southeast Alaska's fish habitats.Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell...water quality and fish habitat impacts.Juneau commercial...going to harm Alaskan fish habitats."Fish and Game went...square meters of fish habitat loss" because of the...
Local | Outdoors
Indonesia uses trained elephants to control forest fires

...frequent conflicts between wild elephants and people by driving the wild elephants that enter human settlements back to their habitats.So far, Indonesia has been unable to put out fires this year because of intentional burning and a rain shortage.Environment...
Nation and World
Right whale surveys begin in Gulf of Alaska

...resource managers identify ways to better protect important whale habitats and the whales themselves. A hard whale to findThe little...during past surveys and in areas deemed Gulf of Alaska critical habitat. They also will focus on a site where large numbers of whales...
On the Trails: What happens when animals eat poisons?

...scarce and the birds ate more plants that contained protective chemicals. Voles in Japan also had lower reproductive success in habitats that contained more plants with certain protective chemicals. Most cases of poison deaths in free-ranging wildlife seem...
Southeast Alaska's invisible (and invasive) war

...and other invertebrates don't have the habitat they're used to, and it means coho...we're creating these great disturbed habitats," he said.Many are growing, say...forests.Meadows, wetlands, beach fringe habitat, riparian zones and stream banks, however...
Threatened sea duck may be reintroduced in southwest Alaska

...will move forward with the next phase of reintroduction. That could include additional propagation of birds, assessment of habitats and the actual release of birds and eggs into the wild.The agency in its plan said it reintroduction may affect communities...
Wood bison finding home in Alaska

...of activity, he remembers a lot of meetings bringing people together from the three potential areas. Of the three largest habitats, Seaton focused on the Innoko River area even though it was farthest from the road system."Even the barge trip is 1,000...
On the Trails: High tides and swimming voles

...long-tailed voles live in a variety of habitats, including meadows and marshes, forests...her short life. One study in forested habitats in Southeast found that females survived...marshes and sloughs with those from other habitats.A big question, in my mind, concerns...


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