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Polar bears disappearing from region

...Bromaghin, a USGS statistician.Wildlife biologist Steve Amstrup, who started the study for the USGS and left to become chief scientist at the conservation group Polar Bear International, said his early research in the 1980s found about 1,800 polar bears...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-18/polar-bears-disappearing-region
State
My Turn: Advertising and the art of truth

...all professions. For instance, an artist trained in engineering might bring needed innovations to the material world; a scientist who grasps the nuances of art could conceivably be a better barometer for establishing honest truth in advertising.Indeed...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-21/my-turn-advertising-and-art-truth
Opinion
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...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/will-climate-change-move-alaska-sout
Outdoors
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 climate change...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-05/around-town-tuesday-nov-5
Local
Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

...perform science in the far north. The work has gained him some fans."He wasn't a traditional scientist," said UAF permafrost scientist and world traveler Kenji Yoshikawa. "He was more like an early explorer from the 18th century...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/ernest-leffingwell-scientist-fan-clu
Outdoors
A Trip North

A Gustavus-grown scientist recently completed a 2,000 mile journey by foot and kayak from Stanford, California to Southeast Alaska, aiming to raise money...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-26/trip-north
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum:

...Earth. Accelerating levels of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere are a frequent topic at the conference. Al Gore and climate scientist James Hansen have spoken with urgency on the subject in lecture halls packed with more people than live in most Alaska towns...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-24/alaska-science-forum
Outdoors
Alaska Scientist reprimanded over emails settles case

JUNEAU - An Alaska scientist whose observations of drowned polar bears helped galvanize the global...Monnett had wrongfully released government records and he and another scientist intentionally omitted or used false data in an article on polar...

http://juneauempire.com/becky-bohrer/2013-12-05/alaska-scientist-reprimanded-ove
Researcher: Some rivers' salmon at risk

A Juneau-based scientist recently published a study that found climate change poses a serious...for big salmon runs may become more productive.Nature Conservancy scientist Colin Shanley, the study's lead author, said a few degrees of...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-08-22/researcher-some-rivers-salmon-risk
Outdoors
Senators push for fish research in Juneau

...Forest Service officials are pushing for a fish habitat scientist to be brought to Juneau. "It only makes sense that fisheries...scientific assessments. Sen. Lisa Murkowski agrees that any scientist conducting research on Alaskan fisheries should be based in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-05/senators-push-fish-research-juneau
Local

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