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Federal report: Polar bears in peril due to global warming

...reducing the amount of summer sea ice in the Arctic. Polar bears use sea ice for feeding, mating and giving birth. The Office of Naval Research said the past eight years have had the eight lowest amounts of summer sea ice on record.At an Arctic Council meeting...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-03/federal-report-polar-bears-peril-due-gl
State
Polar bears could feel global warming's bite by 2025

...study earlier this year found the land-based food would not help a polar bear adapt to the loss of sea ice. The Office of Naval Research said the past eight years have had the eight lowest amounts of summer sea ice on record.The USGS didn't predict...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-07-01/polar-bears-could-feel-global-warmings-
State
Military conducting large exercise over the state

...Nearly 6,000 military members from all four branches of the military are taking part in Northern Edge 2015, which includes naval exercises in the Gulf of Alaska and some operations involving ground troops. The U.S. Pacific Command exercise, coordinated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-24/military-conducting-large-exercise-over
State
My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...its reputation repeatedly tarnished since the 1991 Tailhook scandal. At that infamous aviator symposium, more than a hundred naval and marine officers were accused of sexual assault or perpetrating other indecent acts against more than 80 women. An admiral...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-19/my-turn-widespread-abuse-stems-attitu
Opinion
Veterans for Peace oppose Gulf of Alaska military exercises

...adopted the statement below regarding the naval training exercises scheduled for June 16-26...to significant stress. It is to be the naval portion of "Operation Northern Edge...late to request that the need to train naval personnel by declaring war on the environment...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2015-05-27/veterans-peace-oppose-gulf-alaska-mil
Letters
Officials: 51 labs in 17 states may have received live anthrax

...recent days as having received the suspect anthrax were the Army's Edgewood Chemical Biological Center in Maryland and the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Virginia, as well as a lab on the grounds of the Pentagon.Officials said that the Edgewood lab...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-03/officials-51-labs-17-states-may-have-re
State
Carter says US flights, sea missions in Pacific will go on

...said in a recent report that the construction - estimated at more than 2,000 acres - could be used for military airstrips, naval ports or to host surveillance systems. U.S. officials are concerned that China's land reclamation projects may be a prelude...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-28/carter-says-us-flights-sea-missions-p
Not For Web
US Navy ships to accompany US-flagged ships in Gulf

...this week Iran Revolutionary Guard Corps naval vessels reportedly fired warning shots...it money awarded in a lawsuit.Iranian naval patrol boats also surrounded a U.S...continuously.The 5th Fleet, which is the naval arm of Central Command, currently has...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-01/us-navy-ships-accompany-us-flagged-sh
Not For Web
Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...his client suffered a concussion and has no memory of the moments leading up to the May 12 derailment, which killed a U.S. Naval Academy midshipman, an Italian wine broker and six others and injured dozens.That could cut both ways at trial."Sometimes...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-22/prosecutors-would-face-high-bar-filin
Not For Web
Yemen's humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes

...country of some 25 million people has endured shortages of food, water, medicine and electricity as a result of a Saudi-led naval, air and land blockade.The cease-fire is meant to help ease the suffering of civilians in Yemen, the Arab world's poorest...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-14/yemens-humanitarian-truce-barely-hold
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