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Stimulus package funds Alaska marine trash pickup

JUNEAU - The Juneau-based Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation got $1 million in stimulus money...The foundation is the nonprofit arm of the Marine Conservation Alliance, a commercial fishing trade group that includes...
Panel discusses social media's role for fisheries

...every day, and seafood is no exception. The Marine Conservation Alliance brought together a group of representatives...meant for the fisheries. He also said the Marine Conservation Alliance's website was reworked to include a Sealliance...
State seafood worth $5.8 billion

...fishery: $5.8 billion, according to the Marine Conservation Alliance. On top of that, anglers in Alaska reported...said Dave Benton, executive director of the Marine Conservation Alliance, whose new report covers every economic impact...
Neighbors mailbox

...Coastal Clean-up Day Sound off on the important issues at Turning the Tides, the Alaskan Brewing Co., the Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation and the Juneau Watershed Partnership would like to thank the 80-plus Juneauites who participated...
Report: Seafood industry is economic leader says Alaska's seafood industry is doing a lot for the state's economy. The report funded by the Marine Conservation Alliance says Alaska's seafood industry now employs more than 70,000 people and generates more than $3 billion...
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More than 400,000 pounds of marine debris removed

...cleanup continues with over 400,000 pounds of marine debris removed from Alaska's beaches in 2010. The Marine Conservation Alliance says that means that since 2003 over 2 million pounds of marine debris has been removed from Alaska coastlines...
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Murkowski collects Arctic testimony

...changing conditions due to global warming. Sen. Lisa Murkowski chaired the meeting Thursday. Dave Benton of the Marine Conservation Alliance, a fishing trade group, said the rate of change is outstripping the country's understanding of the Arctic...
Commercial fishermen called on to save whales

...right whales. The animals share the Bering Sea with the largest commercial fishery in the U.S. Now, the Marine Conservation Alliance - a coalition of commercial fishermen, seafood processors and coastal communities - is working with the National...
Pollock catch limits increase

...allowable catch for pollock by 54 percent over last year, and the Pacific Cod catch limit is up 35 percent. The Marine Conservation Alliance says the increased limits reflect strong growth in fish populations.
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Maintaining hope, even in November

...Administration and others, the industry-sponsored Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation removed 150 tons of plastic debris...November. Bob King Marine debris coordinator, Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation Juneau


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