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35,000 walrus come ashore in northwest Alaska

...it is time for the rest of the world to take notice and also to take action to address the root causes of climate change."This summer, the sea ice's annual low point was the sixth smallest since satellite monitoring began in 1979.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-01/35000-walrus-come-ashore-northwest-alas
State
NOAA unveils new satellite monitoring facility

...Administration were joined by Alaska Sen. Mark Begich for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at a new $11.7-million satellite monitoring facility outside Fairbanks. Located in Gilmore Valley, the 20,000-square-foot Fairbanks Satellite Operations...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2011-08-25/noaa-unveils-new-satellite-monitoring-f
State
North Pole children 'hitch' satellite ride

...The voyage comes courtesy of their grandfather, Mike Perry, who suddenly became landlord to a collection of satellite-monitoring equipment about a year ago. SpaceQuest, a Virginia-based technology company, found Perry and his property...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-12-09/north-pole-children-hitch-satellite-rid
State
Dumb, naive and dangerous

...establish six of its own satellite monitoring stations on U.S. soil.You read right. Russian. Satellite. Monitoring. Stations. Here.It seems...rightly, that Russian satellite monitoring systems on U.S. soil will...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-11-19/dumb-na%C3%AFve-and-dangerous
Opinion
Northwest Digest

...continues to melt at rapid pace ANCHORAGE - Arctic sea ice has melted back farther this year than in 25 years of satellite monitoring, marking the fourth consecutive summer with "a stunning reduction" in the polar pack north of Alaska, Asia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/093005/sta_20050930002.shtml
News
Politicians question polar bear protection

...University of Colorado last September reported minimum summer sea ice for 2006 at 2.2 million square miles. Since satellite monitoring began in 1979, the summer sea ice minimum has declined 8.59 percent per decade, a rate that will make the Arctic...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/042907/sta_20070429022.shtml
News
Polar bear overseer: few tools to stop melting ice

...melted to their lowest recorded level ever: 1.65 million square miles, or nearly 40 percent below average since satellite monitoring began in 1979. Along with the listing, Kempthorne created a "special rule" stating that the Endangered Species...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062710/sta_662215855.shtml
state
Federal agency advances walrus listing petition

...population will crash. Summer sea ice last year reached the second lowest level, 1.74 million square miles, since satellite monitoring began in 1979, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center at the University of Colorado. The loss was...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090909/sta_491250875.shtml
Coast Guard admiral asks for Arctic resources

...recorded at a summer low of 1.84 million square miles. It said sea ice melted to the third-lowest level since satellite monitoring began in 1979. More open water is something Colvin's veteran icebreaker captains confirm. They're also concerned...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/101910/sta_722701655.shtml
News
Alaska fights to reverse federal polar bear listing

...melted to their lowest recorded level ever: 1.65 million square miles, or nearly 40 percent below average since satellite monitoring began in 1979. Most climate modelers predict a continued downward spiral, possibly with an Arctic Ocean that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111709/sta_518738553.shtml

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