Scientists investigate dead orca whale found near Petersburg

PETERSBURG - Scientists are investigating the death of an orca whale found on the shore of Kupreanof Island north of Petersburg.The National Oceanic...
In first, global temps could average 1.8 degrees higher

...milestone in the temperature rise that scientists blame mostly on human activities, Britain's...Monday.To measure global warming, scientists compare today's temperature level...than before the industrial revolution. Scientists say that's the main driver of global...
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Vast forest fires in Indonesia spawn ecological disaster

...million hectares.Greed is the cause. Herry Purnomo, a scientist at Center for International Forestry Research, said it costs...Indonesia's total annual emissions, said Sofyan Kurnianto, a scientist with the group and the lead author of the study.Indonesia's...
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Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1B factory

...high end.The startup of about 400 employees has poached executive talent from Tesla and also draws its name from a luminary scientist - Michael Faraday - who helped harness for humanity the forces of nature.Even Faraday's public announcement that California...
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Coast Guard anticipates high-tech future with Arctic center

...into a small room at the campus's ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building for a presentation.With the help of data scientist Rob Bochenek, Wisniewski introduced the audience to the ADAC-developed program known as an Integrated Intelligent System...
Scientists link oil exposure to reduced survival of fish

ANCHORAGE - Federal scientists may have found a link between the...role of the spill, NOAA Fisheries scientists acknowledged, remains controversial...metric tons.For their study, the scientists temporarily exposed herring and salmon...
Scientists ask for public help with sick otters

HOMER - Scientists are turning to the public for help dealing with sick and dead otters in Alaska.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials...
UAS yields key data for fishing industry

...Creek salmon weir alongside UAS and NOAA scientists. Students collect and provide daily...patterns of behavior."Joyce says scientists and students have counted nearly 40...have the ability to interact with NOAA scientists. So we are looking at how does this...
21st eagle festival brings eagles, photographers, dancers together

...Foundation's redesigned aviaries -- and it certainly didn't stop the eagles.This year, Pam Randles and her young "eagle scientists" counted around 2,300 eagles in the area, though there may be more, said Executive Director Cheryl McRoberts. McRoberts...
Algae threatens Dungeness season

...It wouldn't kill us, but we would be sad," she said.Scientists say the warm waters that fostered the massive toxic algae...much more frequent in the future."On the Northeast coast, scientists have documented shifts in species as the result of warmer...


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