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Eva Lucia Saulitis

Renowned Alaskan writer and marine biologist, Eva Lucia Saulitis, age 52, was carried into her beloved eternal wilderness on the spirited wings of dear friend and mentor...
A conversation with John Straley

...particularly Alaskans hate it. They just hate it. Alaskans are notoriously unforgiving."Straley and his wife, marine biologist Jan Straley -who studies whales, organizes Sitka's annual Whalefest, and is editing a book on game-changing...
Recent and upcoming Alaska books

...Ricketts from Cannery Row to Sitka, Alaska" edited by Janice M. Straley, Shorefast Editions, November 2015. Marine biologist Ed Ricketts, immortalized as the character "Doc" in John Steinbeck's "Cannery Row," traveled from Monterey...
My Turn: Alaska can shape the global Arctic agenda

...Russia. For more than 30 years, the U.S.-Russia Environmental Agreement has catalyzed relationships between marine biologists, ornithologists, ichthyologists and a host of other scientists to work together to understand marine life in our...
Make some noise! Melting glaciers do ...

...the sound to sitting next to a busy highway or a river with rapids.She hopes the findings will be of interest to marine biologists. Harbors seals use drifting ice floes to rest and rear pups."This is a question I'm hoping some biologists...
Wing part could help solve MH370 mystery

...when it hit the water, and how violently it did so, he said.The barnacles attached to the part could also help marine biologists determine roughly how long it has been in the water, he said.But the sister of a Flight 370 passenger says she...
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Ceremony welcomes whales returning from Alaska

...Don't be afraid. This is 2015. We've got a magnificent opportunity as a community to support Terry Lilley (marine biologist in Hanalei), to support the whales and to support ourselves in reaching out and doing whatever it is you think...
Nordic ski club is ready for winter snow

...members include Del Carnes (JNSC head groomer), Tim Blust (treasurer and youth development booster), Bob Small (marine biologist and ski swap coordinator) and Ray Imel (Dzantik'I Heeni teacher).The JNSC is also looking for volunteer groomers...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...Straley said. It's a lot easier to apply gizmos and gadgets to pinnipeds than whales, said Seward-based marine biologist Russ Andrews. Scientists have been tracking small cetaceans, like dolphins and porpoises, for a long time. Large...
Lab results pending for seals found covered in oil

...Lawrence.No oil was found on flippers from the animals that were tested, KNOM reported. But Gay Sheffield, a marine biologist with the University of Alaska Fairbanks marine advisory program, said she hasn't heard back yet about other samples...


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