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Armed groups target elephants

...helicopters assisted with the removal of the bodies.The poachers had taken the dead rangers' weapons as well as a satellite tracking device that a park aircraft followed for two days. At one point, the device was emitting signals from the center...
Nation and World
Efforts to free entangled whale halted

...trapped beneath the mammal, Speegle added.The whale was last seen travelling south in Chatham Strait, but the satellite tracking device was removed. Officials are unsure if the tangled gear will affect the whale long term, Speegle said."It's...
Seal pup takes the flight of a lifetime

...have any viruses or other marine diseases and not be habituated to humans. Baby Natron will be equipped with a satellite tracking device so his movements can be tracked for about one year. Lebling said before touching a stranded mammal or to report...
Fishermen sense end of the line

...placing observers on every boat and perhaps even hooking up all the vessels to computers, video cameras and satellite tracking devices that would beam data to a central federal agency that would monitor every time the trawler dipped its nets into...
Juneau trade group probes oceans with vessel tracking system

...States. The program, launched in December 2004, is quickly growing beyond Alaska. With a combination of satellite tracking devices and radio signal stations, the Marine Exchange can track the progress of vessels - from tankers and tug boats...
A king without its crown do so.In contrast, look at sharks in Hawaii. This year, researchers have been able to fit sharks with satellite tracking devices to monitor their movements, and real-time updates are available regularly. But when it comes to king salmon...
State | Local
Biologist accused of tagging young Stellers

...of Prince William Sound where the endangered listing applies. He said the animals he captured, tagged with satellite tracking devices and released all fared well in the six to eight months during which he monitored them. NOAA began its investigation...
'Eye in sky' on SE fishermen next?

...other parts of Western Alaska. Fishing permit holders already subject to the rule must install and operate satellite tracking devices - costing about $2,000 - on their boats. In the past, fishermen have been reimbursed for the cost of the...
Alaska Digest

...Atmospheric Administration. The crew followed the whale around Stephens Passage, southeast of Juneau, using a satellite tracking device and managed to remove a large percentage of gear after the animal surfaced for air, McLean said. The satellite...
Soaring overhead: Southeast Alaska's sandhill cranes

...More research is underway. This summer, researchers captured 10 cranes near Homer and equipped them with satellite tracking devices. New technology allows the public to follow the movements of the tagged birds on a U.S. Geological Survey...


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