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Groups signal plan to sue over effort to save bull trout

...ways to boost bull trout populations in Idaho, Oregon, Washington...climate change, isolated populations, hybridization with non-native...the plan calls for stable populations in at least 75 percent of...allows 25 percent of the population in some areas to be wiped...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-09/groups-signal-plan-sue-over-
Nation and World
Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

...but recovered. The herring population collapsed three to four years...spill, the estimated herring population based on modeling shrunk...long-term abundance of wild fish populations," said Nat Scholz, leader...fewer adults joining the population. That could have explained...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-08/scientists-link-oil-exposure-reduced-su
State
SHI to sponsor lecture on new research on ancient herring populations

...in April to unveil intriguing research on ancient herring populations in Alaska and Native people's long-term reliance on the...to subsistence users region wide. The decline of herring populations in Sitka in recent years has been of great concern to subsistence...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-04-03/shi-sponsor-lecture-new-research-ancient-
Art
Panel hears of surge in prison population

...concern here is the growing prison population," Bryner said, explaining that a snapshot of the state's prison population (taken July 1 each year) shows...growth, reduce the current prison population by 15 percent, and reduce the population...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-16/panel-hears-surge-prison-population
State
Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...accurate count of American Indians in 2020, officials said Tuesday.The agency is aiming to avoid a 5 percent undercount of the population seen in 2010 and reaching out to tribes years in advance, Director John Thompson told The Associated Press."We are testing...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-18/census-weighs-changes-counting-american
State
Disagreements threaten uneasy truce between tribes, Maine

...Micmacs and the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians - are only a small portion of the state's population, about 8,000 people from a total population of about 1.3 million. Their legislative representatives are permitted to introduce bills...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-16/disagreements-threaten-uneas
Nation and World
Afghanistan finds only 36 percent view country positively

...For this year's survey, it polled 9,586 Afghan citizens across 34 provinces, both men and women."Over half of the population thinks that Afghanistan is moving in the wrong direction," said Sayed Masood Sadat from the foundation as he presented the...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/afghanistan-finds-only-36-pe
Nation and World
Germany-Netherlands match called off shortly before kickoff

...give few details because he needed to protect the source of information, and because "part of these answers would upset the population."One of two caretaker presidents in charge of the German football federation, Reinhard Rauball, said the German team...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-11-17/germany-netherlands-match-called-shortl
State
Republicans rush to shut borders to Syrian refugees

...this particular aspect of this refugee program in order to verify that terrorists are not trying to infiltrate the refugee population."McConnell echoed that call within hours, remarking: "It's pretty clear how the American people feel about this...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-18/republicans-rush-shut-border
Nation and World
Wary governors halt, question plan to accept Syrian refugees

...Rick Snyder had bucked many fellow Republican leaders by welcoming refugees to Michigan, which has a large Arab-American population. But he said Sunday that the state is postponing efforts to accept refugees until federal officials fully review security...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-17/wary-governors-halt-question
Nation and World

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