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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...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-11-09/armed-groups-target-elephant
Nation and World
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...chock of solid ice has been retreating at a faster and faster pace in recent years - more than 800 feet since 2008, satellite tracking shows."This is as good of a signpost of what we're dealing with when it comes to climate change as just about...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-09-01/climate-bid-obama-stares-down-exit-glac
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-06/efforts-free-entangled-whale-halted
Local
Arctic ice shrinks to all-time low; half 1980 size

...in 2007, according to the National Snow and Ice Data Center in Boulder, Colo. Records go back to 1979 based on satellite tracking."On top of that, we're smashing a record that smashed a record," said data center scientist Walt Meier...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-09-20/arctic-ice-shrinks-all-time-low-half-19
State
This Day in History

...court decision against the Alaska Steamship Company. In 1959, the U.S. Air Force announced plans to build a satellite tracking station at Donnelly Flats near Fairbanks. In 1969, Jacques Cousteau's oceanographic vessel, the Calypso, arrived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062404/sta_history.shtml
News
This Day in History

...court decision against the Alaska Steamship Company. In 1959, the U.S. Air Force announced plans to build a satellite tracking station at Donnelly Flats near Fairbanks. In 1969, Jacques Cousteau's oceanographic vessel, the Calypso, arrived...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062405/sta_20050624016.shtml
News
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/070606/sta_20060706019.shtml
News
Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...concerns still exist in the North Pacific cargo route and that spill response techniques must be improved. He said the satellite tracking system and more tug boats could save lives and curb expensive spills. The Coast Guard has installed a tracking...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/071405/sta_20050714014.shtml
News
Wolverines: New studies offer insight into behavior and natural history

...for days at a time. Wolverines are excellent climbers with great endurance. By intensive radio tracking and by satellite tracking of animals with special transmitters on collars or in surgical implants, researchers can follow the movements of...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111210/out_735054300.shtml
Outdoors
Fishermen sense end of the line

...include 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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100602/sta_fishermen.shtml
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