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My Turn: Keep Alaskan food pesticide free

...44 percent of tested Europeans. We want to trust that our regulating agencies are working hand-in-hand with research scientists to keep us safe. Unfortunately, U.S. federal regulations allow the companies that manufacture and sell pesticides...
Northern bog lemmings at cliff's edge?

...was when I was living in Fairbanks," he said. "I was surprised about how many records occur in Southeast."Research scientist Dean Pearson, who took what he believes to be the only photo of the animal as an undergraduate two decades ago...
Wildfires could spread in western Canada

...recent dry conditions. The province is in the midst of its hottest and driest spell since 2003.Kerry Anderson, a research scientist with the Canadian Forest Service, said climate change is responsible for the warmer, drier conditions, a result...
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Will climate change move Alaska, South Pacific residents?

The Juneau World Affairs Council is hosting a talk on climate change with Robin Bronen, Senior Research Scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Bronen's lecture, called "Climate Refugees: Myth...
Study links changing winds to warming in Pacific

...primarily to 'natural' processes are suspect and premature, at best."Johnstone and co-author Nathan Mantua, a research scientist with the NOAA Fisheries Service in Santa Cruz, California, pointed to the fact that one steep ocean warming period...
NASA project to check out summer sea ice

...ground.The project will be used to develop a computer program to interpret the data collected, Assistant NASA research scientist Kelly Blunt said.Blunt, who is in charge of the science work to be conducted, said similar data as the Iceland...
Around Town for Tuesday, Nov. 5

...Implications of Climate Change and Population Displacement' with Robin Bronen, 5 p.m., KTOO Studios. Bronenm senior research scientist at the Institute of Arctic Biology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, will explore with us ways in which...
Invasive species ride tsunami debris to US shore

...But even a small plastic float that washed up on a beach in Alaska carried a live oyster, said Mandy Lindeberg, research scientist at the NOAA Fisheries Auke Bay Laboratories in Juneau, Alaska.The smaller bits of plastic expected to make up...
Researchers use cat food to attract crabs

KODIAK - A National Marine Fisheries Service crab research scientist said time recently spent on the research vessel Atlantis was a dream come true. Brad Stevens took part in the three-week voyage...
Juneau scientists probing fisheries, marine ecosystem

...government over off-shore oil entitlements along the Arctic Coast - is steadily becoming a bigger player in marine research, scientists said. The board met July 27-30 in Juneau to review the draft outline of its science plan. It uses interest...


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