NOAA outlines whale protection rules for Navy testing

...Service has outlined rules to protect whales and other marine mammals during testing conducted by the U.S. Navy off the...onboard observers can shut down the Navy's testing if marine mammals - a category that includes whales, dolphins and seals...
State | Outdoors
Off the Beaten Path: Watch out, Iliamna Lake Monster, here I come

...trout, and it doesn't look like the Feds are going to allow even catch-and-release whaling anytime soon. Stupid Marine Mammal Protection Act.I need more of a thrill, so I'm borrowing a pack-raft, some long-line gear and a virgin goat...
Scientists investigate dead orca whale found near Petersburg

...on Friday. Fisheries Spokeswoman Julie Speegle said a team of marine mammal experts went to the area to secure the killer whale and take...can report similar sightings to NOAA Fisheries using the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline.
Researchers investigate uptick in stranded and dying otters

...toxins.Webber said sightings of dead or dying animals should be reported to a SeaLife Center hotline for stranded marine mammals."It's largely people out on the beaches, getting the word out to us," Webber said. "That's critical to...
Shell posts loss of $7.4B after Arctic exit in the arena of public opinion. Protesters argued that industrial activity would hurt fragile ecosystems and marine mammals. They insisted that the icy Arctic waters could not be cleaned in the event of a spill.Analysts believe the company...
Drones track health of endangered orcas

...whales getting enough to eat?" said John Durban, a marine mammal biologist with NOAA's Southwest Fisheries Science Center...conditions," said Lance Barrett-Lennard, a senior marine mammal scientist at the Vancouver Aquarium.
Injured seal pup ends road to recovery with North Douglas release

...exciting day," said Halley Werner, marine mammal stranding coordinator for the...Island beach.Aleria Jensen, marine mammal stranding coordinator for the...something else - call the Alaska Marine Mammal Stranding Hotline at 1-877-925-7773...
Federal regulators pull back Arctic offshore lease sales

...could apply again, he said.Environmental groups strongly oppose drilling. They say industrial activity will harm marine mammals already hurt by a loss of sea ice and a spill could not be cleaned in ice-choked Arctic waters. They also said...
State OKs hunting of musk oxen stranded on sea ice

...manages the numbers with hunting.Doomed musk oxen on ice floes are most often spotted by hunters in boats seeking marine mammals. When hunting walrus or seal, hunters try to shoot the animal on ice so it doesn't sink. After a kill, they...
A new season of wildlife on Wednesdays

...Heidi Pearson, assistant professor of marine biology at UAS. Pearson studies "blue carbon" ecosystems, which marine mammals help create.All Wildlife Wednesday talks are on the first Wednesday of the month from 7-8 p.m. at the Thunder...


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