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Federal officials investigate walrus deaths

...human hunter or airplane, they may stampede to reach the safety of the ocean. In 2009, 131 young walrus died near Icy Cape.Why do walrus come ashore in September?Climate warming and a loss of summer sea ice. Sea ice covers the Chukchi Sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-27/federal-officials-investigate-walrus-de
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Dead walruses found on northwest beach

...water. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.The cause of death of the animals at Point Lay has not been determined.The U.S. Attorney in Alaska is overseeing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-25/dead-walruses-found-northwest-beach
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Agency nixes proposed walrus rafts

...bear. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.In July, Oasis Earth suggested the Fish and Wildlife Service consider the resting platforms for walrus and offered...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-15/agency-nixes-proposed-walrus-rafts
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Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...than other parts of the country, Gibbs said. The new study looked at nearly 995 miles of the coast between Alaska's Icy Cape and the Canada border.The study is part of an ongoing assessment of the nation's shoreline. None of the studies address...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-02/coastal-erosion-threatens-northern-alas
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New USGS report: Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...than other parts of the country, Gibbs said. The new study looked at nearly 995 miles of the coast between Alaska's icy Cape and the Canada border.The study is part of an ongoing assessment of the nation's shoreline. None of the studies address...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/new-usgs-report-coastal-erosion-threate
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35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...airplane. The carcasses of more than 130 mostly young walruses were counted after a stampede in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape.The World Wildlife Fund said walrus have also been gathering in large groups on the Russian side of the Chukchi Sea...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/35000-walrus-come-ashore-northwest-alas
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This day in history

...at Wainwright Inlet when ice cut it off from open water. The 1,200 crew members used whale boats to reach safety at Icy Cape. No lives were lost. In 1884, Alaska's first governor, John Kinkead, appointed by President Chester Arthur, arrived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091403/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

...at Wainwright Inlet when ice cut it off from open water. The 1,200 crew members used whale boats to reach safety at Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea coast. No lives were lost. In 1884, Alaska's first governor, John Kinkead, appointed by President...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091406/loc_20060914018.shtml
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As walruses again gather on Alaska's shore, federal scientists plan tagging for study

...from diminished ice is the hazard of stampedes. More than 130 mostly young walruses died in September 2009 at Alaska's Icy Cape in a disturbance that could have been caused by a polar bear, human hunters or an airplane. "This whole kind of phenomenon...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-17/walruses-again-gather-alaskas-shore-fed
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Walrus congregate as ice melts

...change. Chad Jay, a U.S. Geological Survey walrus researcher, said Wednesday that about 3,500 walruses were near Icy Cape on the Chukchi Sea, some 140 miles southwest of Barrow. Animals the agency tagged with satellite transmitters also were...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091009/sta_491613688.shtml

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