When war broke out, they didn't wait to volunteer

...taken on coal in San Francisco on Aug. 17, and it was possible that the ship was hunting British shipping in the Pacific Ocean with other German warships.The Canadian military sent its most powerful Pacific warship - the 23-year-old cruiser...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

A new study released Monday found that warming temperatures in Pacific Ocean waters off the coast of North America over the past century closely followed natural changes in the wind, not increases in greenhouse...
UAS' One Campus, One Book project announces fall events

...include the intersections of science and writing, especially literature of the environment and the literature of the Pacific Ocean. For 10 years, she researched the life and work of marine ecologist, Ed Ricketts, the model for John Steinbeck's...
Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...addition to halibut, several rockfish species were also caught; Quillback, Silvergrey, Dusky, Yelloweye, and Pacific Ocean Perch were the most commonly caught rockfish. Anglers are reminded that all non-pelagic rockfish caught must be...
Peter McKay

...invited his friends to join him. Many did. He loved dynamic places, barely sheltered from the storms of the North Pacific Ocean, where in recent years he would set up spring camps for weeks in snow, surrounded by wolves, bears coming out of...
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive boat into the Pacific Ocean of tomorrow.A bleak portrait emerged: Instead of...alter the seas, The Seattle Times crisscrossed the Pacific Ocean from Papua New Guinea to Alaska, interviewed nearly...
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...horrific lab accident.They were being eaten away by the Pacific Ocean.For the first time, scientists have documented that...need to understand that."In some parts of the North Pacific Ocean, pteropods may make up only 2 to 10 percent of plankton...
NASA satellite rocket launch fails, lands in ocean Earth-observation satellite plummeted into the Pacific Ocean after a failed launch attempt Friday, the second-straight...that the satellite and rocket ... is in the southern Pacific Ocean somewhere." Officials explained that a protective...
The Bag Tax: A day late and a dollar short this: "Do you know about the garbage dump in the Pacific Ocean?" "Well yes I do." "Oh, and you still don't...So, the money isn't going to help clean up the Pacific Ocean, it stays in Juneau where the only whale it will be...
Photo: Decommissioned cutter

...vessel and a medium endurance cutter during her service. As a medium endurance cutter, the Acushnet served in the Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Arctic Ocean. Primary missions included search and rescue, homeland security...


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