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NOAA seeks information on dead Steller sea lions

...visited the site where several dead marine mammals were found with wounds indicating...leading to a conviction.Killing marine mammals is a violation of federal law under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, with...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-06-14/noaa-seeks-information-dead-steller
Neighbors
Death of sea lions found to be caused by humans

...2000, the western stock declined by 40 percent.In 1997, the western stock was declared endangered. Killing sea lions in the western stock population is illegal under both the Endangered Species Act and the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-12/death-sea-lions-found-be-caused-huma
Outdoors
Watch for whales, expert says

...waters continues to thrive, local residents must do their part to ensure they're not negatively impacting them, a marine mammal specialist told members of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Thursday.Aleria Jensen, a Juneau resident who works for...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-19/watch-whales-expert-says
Local
Whale specialist talks to Chamber

This week's Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon features an appearance by Aleria Jensen, marine mammal specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.Jensen will present a talk entitled "Bubblenets and Blowholes...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-16/whale-specialist-talks-chamber
Local
NOAA seeks information on Steller sea lions killed near Cordova - reward offered

...visited the site where several dead marine mammals were found with wounds indicating...leading to a conviction.Killing marine mammals is a violation of federal law under the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, with...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-11/noaa-seeks-information-steller-sea-l
Outdoors
Whale washes ashore in 12th recent death in California

...said Frances Gulland, the senior scientist for the Marine Mammal Center.The most recent animal appeared Tuesday on...nationwide, according to estimates by the National Marine Mammal Laboratory in Seattle.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-27/whale-washes-ashore-12th-recent-deat
Outdoors
On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...it was a few years ago.When the hooligan come in, they mill about in the bay for a while, and that's when the marine mammals enjoy a feast. Whales pass through, and seals hang out on a reef near Slate Cove. Steller's sea lions stock up...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-05-22/trails-cruisin-berners-bay
Outdoors
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...the Navy would have to establish marine mammal mitigation zones around each vessel...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-06-04/noaa-seeks-comment-marine-mammal-pro
Outdoors
Tribal leaders and fishermen protest military plans

...continues beyond. The training area was designed to avoid critical habitats, and although it doesn't avoid all fish and marine mammal habitats, the activities will be infrequent and widely dispersed throughout the area, according to the Alaskan Command...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-01/tribal-leaders-and-fishermen-protest-mi
State
Admiralty, from many angles

...Straley, Sitka writer John Straley, naturalist and author Richard Carstensen, naturalist and author Bob Armstrong, marine mammal specialist Kate Wynne, and Tlingit culture bearer Ben Coronell of the Yanyeidi (wolf) clan of the Taku River region...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-05-27
Art

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