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Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025

...Norway group - with an estimated population of about 8,500 - would start to be affected in either 2025 or 2030, said lead author Todd Atwood, an Alaska-based USGS research wildlife biologist.He said the main reason is this part of the Arctic...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/polar-bears-could-feel-global-warmings-
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Coastal erosion threatens northern Alaska

...part of an ongoing assessment of the nation's shoreline. None of the studies address climate change.Gibbs, the lead author in the study, said there is no national erosion average from the previous studies, but most places showed shoreline...

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

...part of an ongoing assessment of the nation's shoreline. None of the studies address climate change.Gibbs, the lead author in the study, said there is no national erosion average from the previous studies, but most places showed shoreline...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/new-usgs-report-coastal-erosion-threate
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Wildfires blister Alaska with increased frequency, intensity

...lands. Close to half are still blazing."This is the kind of behavior that we would expect," said Todd Sanford, lead author of the Climate Central study.He notes that warmer temperatures coincide with more wildfires, "and unfortunately...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-25/wildfires-blister-alaska-increased-freq
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Study: Scant evidence medical marijuana helps many illnesses

...another active ingredient. Products were not identified by name.Johns Hopkins University researcher Ryan Vandrey, the lead author, said he was surprised so many labels were inaccurate. The researchers note, however, that the results may not be...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-06-24/study-scant-evidence-medical-marijuan
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Ex-US commander: Take nuke missiles off high alert

...not been fully assessed to understand possible weak spots in the event of an all-out cyberattack.Cartwright is the lead author of a report published Wednesday by the Global Zero Commission, an international group co-founded by a former Air...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-30/ex-us-commander-take-nuke-missiles-hi
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Gray whales' Pacific crossing leads to questions of origin

...somewhere in the south China Sea, said Bruce Mate, director of the Marine Mammal Institute at Oregon State University and lead author of a research paper published this week in the journal Biology Letters."It didn't turn out that way," Mate said...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-16/gray-whales-pacific-crossing-leads-ques
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Patients' medical records under threat

...Hackings are particularly dangerous because they can involve a high number of records, said Dr. Vincent Liu, the lead author and a scientist at Kaiser Permanente's research division in Oakland, California."Our study demonstrates that data...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-04-15/patients-medical-records-under-threat
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Researchers say permafrost carbon release will be gradual

...global carbon cycle," McGuire said.McGuire is co-lead author and one of 17 researchers who worked on a research paper...years have studied changes in the Arctic. The other lead author is Ted Schuur of Northern Arizona University.Most global...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-12/researchers-say-permafrost-carbon-relea
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Study lists Alaska climate change winners

...willows to expand."That favors some species of raptors, woodpeckers, songbirds, porcupine, black bears," said lead author Bruce Marcot, a research wildlife biologist at the U.S. Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station. "It'll...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-30/study-lists-alaska-climate-change-winne
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