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Wildlife Wednesday talk highlights marine mammal protection

...coming up Oct. 17 are presentations on the Marine Mammal Protection Act and enforcement.This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Marine Mammal Protection Act. To commemorate the ground-breaking federal...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2012-10-12/wildlife-wednesday-talk-highlights-m
Outdoors
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...pups for signs of disease. All have been reported healthy.Four types of ice-dependent seals - bearded, ringed, spotted and ribbon seals - are found in the Bering Strait region. All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-03/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
State
Lacking sea ice, seal pups bask on Nome beaches

...pups for signs of disease. All have been reported healthy.Four types of ice-dependent seals - bearded, ringed, spotted and ribbon seals - are found in the Bering Strait region. All are protected under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-07-02/lacking-sea-ice-seal-pups-bask-nome-bea
State
Feds mull Alaska's petition to delist humpbacks

...burden on industries including oil and fishing. Doug Vincent-Lang said adequate protections, such as the Marine Mammal Protection Act, remain in place to ensure conservation of the whales."Simply put, the threat of extinction for this stock...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-26/feds-mull-alaskas-petition-delist-humpb
State
Feds mull Alaska's petition to delist humpbacks

...burden on industries including oil and fishing. Doug Vincent-Lang said adequate protections, such as the Marine Mammal Protection Act, remain in place to ensure conservation of the whales."Simply put, the threat of extinction for this stock...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-06-25/feds-mull-alaskas-petition-delist-humpb
State
Man-made sounds' effect on marine animals

...been negatively impacted by sound. "We issue authorizations for incidental harassment under MMPA (the Marine Mammal Protection Act) for this purpose, and those animals 'taken' are by definition negatively affected," he said. According...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-01-24/man-made-sounds-effect-marine-animal
Outdoors
Humpbacks' endangered species status questioned

...threat of extinction for this subpopulation is gone."According to officials, other protections including the Marine Mammal Protection Act, would remain in place. That law protects humpbacks from harassment and hunting.Recovery of the whales...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-02-28/humpbacks-endangered-species-status-que
State
Sen. Finance unveils draft budget bill

...language that money appropriated for the Alaska State Troopers not be used to help federal employees enforce the Marine Mammal Protection Act as it relates to sea otters in southeast Alaska. Similar language was included in the budget last year.Sen...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-03-28/sen-finance-unveils-draft-budget-bill
State | AK legislature
Rules change for Alaska Native sea otter pelt use

...clothing that can be sold to non-natives, KFSK-radio reported.The changes do not change requirements of the Marine Mammal Protection Act, said Andrea Medeiros, according to a spokeswoman for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service."These are...

http://juneauempire.com/2013-11-22/rules-change-alaska-native-sea-otter-pelt-use
State
2013 will set sea otter harvest record

...otters harvested in both 2011 and 2012.Sea otters can only be hunted by Alaska Natives under the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act. These numbers do not reflect illegal or unreported kills by non-Natives. There is no set season, bag...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-17/2013-will-set-sea-otter-harvest-record
State

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