Around town for Wednesday, Nov. 19

...Valley Rotary Club meeting, noon every Wednesday, Juneau International Airport Alaska Room.ACRC Brown Bag Seminar, Marine mammal research in Berners Bay, 12 p.m. in the PNW Juneau Forestry Sciences Lab Conference Room.Adult Children of Alcoholic...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue

...are central to the marine food web providing food to marine mammals, birds, invertebrates and other fish."While the...part of the impacted ecosystem, as birds, fish and marine mammals migrate between the areas. The Bering River area...
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science timers to test how deep marine mammals can dive. Now they can track...gadget, the tools used to study marine mammals have changed in big ways. Despite...human activity.NOAA Fisheries marine mammal specialist Aleria Jensen spoke...
UAS chancellor to retire programs, especially in marine biology and environmental science."We have the largest concentration of marine mammals in the world, we have glaciers," Pugh said, from his office that overlooks Auke Lake. "We needed programs to...
35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...southwest of Barrow and 700 miles northwest of Anchorage.The enormous gathering was spotted during NOAA's annual arctic marine mammal aerial survey, spokeswoman Julie Speegle said by email. The survey is conducted with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...
Researchers studying Pacific walrus population

...80s before moderating, the USGS said.Taylor said the goal of the study, published last week in the online journal Marine Mammal Science, was to provide baseline information, including information on historic population dynamics, reproductive...
Newborn killer whale spotted in Washington waters

...can be found most summer months and fall in Washington state waters.They primarily eat fish, rather than other marine mammals. They travel in three families, or the J, K and L pods. Whales from the same pod tend to spend most of their time...
What to do if you find a stranded, baby animal

...their young for hours at a time. Handling a marine mammal can be harmful to animals' and humans' health...assistant stranding coordinator for the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Network. Marine Mammal Stranding Network coordinator Aleria Jensen...
Hunters' fight to bring polar bear trophies home

...the Endangered Species Act and "depleted" under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.That put an end to hunting polar bears...Hershey, Kreider and SCI argued that one part of the Marine Mammal Protection Act authorizes import of polar bear populations...
Some SeaWorld mammals live longer in captivity

...rates for some of the most common marine mammals - including killer whales - at...Decades ago, an evaluation of a marine mammal at a SeaWorld park might require...bribes of herring and salmon, the marine mammals at SeaWorld parks have learned...
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