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Exploring history

...historical evidence that indicates La Perouse was the first European the Tlingits had seen. Though both Vitus Bering and James Cook had landed in Alaska by the time La Perouse got here in 1786, neither made recorded contact, according to multiple...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-07-10/exploring-history
Art
Paper looks at a future without carnivores

...University; Douglas W. Smith of the Yellowstone Center for Resources, Yellowstone National Park; Arian D. Wallach of James Cook University (Queensland, Australia); and Aaron J. Wirsing of the University of Washington, Seattle.For more on...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-10/paper-looks-future-without-carnivore
Outdoors
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...Danielle Dixson, then a graduate student at Australia's James Cook University, was studying the important ways clownfish...their noses to navigate the ocean. Then she bumped into James Cook professor Philip Munday.Munday had been trying to see...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-09-15/ocean-acidification-threatens-marine-li
State
Beasts with a toxic nature

...the snake may be immobilized for hours after swallowing a newt, it recovers.In an odd Alaska connection, Captain James Cook documented the first case of tetrodotoxin poisoning. His sailors ate a local tropical fish and fed the scraps to the...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-11-02/beasts-toxic-nature
Outdoors
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1779, Capt. James Cook was killed in Hawaii. In 1916, the final blast was fired in the tunnel to tap Annex Lake for the Alaska Gastineau Power Plant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021405/sta_20050214013.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1728, Captain James Cook was born. Cook was an early explorer for whom Cook Inlet near Anchorage was named. In 1892, The post office in Ketchikan was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030403/loc_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1778, Captain James Cook sighted and named Cape Elizabeth at the entrance to Cook Inlet. In 1913, John F.A. Strong took office in Juneau as the second...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052104/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1778, Captain James Cook discovered Turnagain Arm while looking for the Northwest Passage. In 1899, the Harriman Scientific Expedition left Seattle for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053003/sta_thisday.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1778, Captain James Cook discovered Turnagain Arm while looking for the Northwest Passage. In 1899, the Harriman Scientific Expedition left Seattle for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/053005/sta_20050530012.shtml
News
This Day in History

In Alaska In 1779, Capt. James Cook was killed in Hawaii. In 1916, the final blast was fired in the tunnel to tap Annex Lake for the Alaska Gastineau Power Plant...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021406/sta_20060214005.shtml
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