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My Turn: Sailing Arctic Seas in the Oval Office

...enforceable framework governing arctic shipping.The Polar Code requires that shippers plan their routes to avoid marine mammals and bans dumping oily wastes and garbage. It imposes important rules regarding design, mariner training and search...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-08-24/my-turn-sailing-arctic-seas-oval-offi
Opinion
NOAA seeks comment on marine mammal protections

...implement protective measures for marine mammals during activities at its Northwest...hearing loss or other injury to some marine mammals, impacting their behavior, said...shut down sonar operations if marine mammals are seen within designated mitigation...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/noaa-seeks-comment-marine-mammal-pro
Outdoors
Warming climate leaves fewer walrus to hunt

...Commission. "So we are concerned about the impacts of climate change and the ability for our hunters to harvest marine mammals."Some Native communities can search for other animals, like domestic reindeer or caribou. But opportunities aren't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-08-07/warming-climate-leaves-fewer-walrus-hun
State
Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land food

...food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion that contradicts studies...get nothing out of it," he said.Polar bears are marine mammals that spend most of their lives on sea ice. They use...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-01/scientists-say-polar-bears-wont-thrive-
State
Scientists say polar bears won't thrive on land food

...food to replace their current diet of fat-laden marine mammals such as seals, a conclusion that contradicts studies...get nothing out of it," he said.Polar bears are marine mammals that spend most of their lives on sea ice. They use...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-02/scientists-say-polar-bears-wont-thrive-
State
Whale deaths remain mystery

...University of Alaska Sea Grant Program. The carcasses of eight humpback whales also were found.The carcasses of the marine mammals were discovered between Memorial Day weekend and early July. Most of the animals were too decomposed for sampling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-28/whale-deaths-remain-mystery
State
Scientist: Whale deaths off Alaska island remains mystery

...University of Alaska Sea Grant Program. The carcasses of eight humpback whales also were found.The carcasses of the marine mammals were discovered between Memorial Day weekend and early July. Most of the animals were too decomposed for sampling...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-27/scientist-whale-deaths-alaska-island-re
State
Toxic algae blooming in warm water from California to Alaska

...marine life. It accumulates in anchovies, sardines and other small fish as well as shellfish that eat the algae. Marine mammals and fish-eating birds in turn can get sick from eating the contaminated fish. In people, it can trigger amnesic...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-08-04/toxic-algae-blooming-warm-water-cali
Outdoors
Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...seals in these areas." The definition of "take," Jensen pointed out, includes altering the natural behaviors of marine mammals.Jansen will soon begin a study of all of Alaska' glacial fjords, beginning in the Kenai Fjords National Park...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-24/boats-seals-and-water-not-between
Outdoors
WhaleFest explores gizmos, gadgets of cetacean science

...researchers were repurposing kitchen timers to test how deep marine mammals can dive. Now they can track the same animals in...kind of gizmo and gadget, the tools used to study marine mammals have changed in big ways. Despite all the advances...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-12/whalefest-explores-gizmos-gadgets-cetac
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