Authorities investigating whale, ferry collision

...the whale was alive when it was struck by the vessel. And Kate Wynne, a marine mammal specialist for the University of Alaska Sea Grant Program, said it died of massive trauma."It got T-boned, basically, in a characteristic way that ship strikes have...
Sailors winded after Funter Bay Rendezvous

...and rewarding according to the SEAS website.Saturday's race...August 30.Optiminium leads the SEAS Cup overall standings with Thalia...lengths when we crossed."The sea gods favored Optiminium when...said. Last Sunday's winds and seas were big on the return to Auke...
Pure Sole: My Nightmare

...overcome other adversaries in sleep; defeated my fear of bears, learned to love falling from mountains and embraced 50-foot seas.Maybe it is because this day really did happen.It is one of my favorite memories.My white high top canvas converse sneakers...
A Southeast Adventure: Kayaking Tracy Arm Steve Weber and crew helped us lower our kayaks into the water beside the boat and clamber into them in iceberg-laden seas. We pushed off, waved goodbye, and - a bit anti-climactically - stayed stationary for the next hour.The South Sawyer Glacier...
Sport fish report for the week of July 28

...around Elfin Cove, and Gustavus. If halibut are filleted at sea, charter operators are reminded that they are to retain the...Northeast Pacific Rockfishes" by Kramer and O'Connell, Alaska Sea Grant Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks.Marine boat...
My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...under-recognized challenges, ocean acidification is emerging because the sea is absorbing increasing amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere...unprecedented in history. Ocean acidification is literally causing a sea change, threatening the fundamental health of ocean and coastal...
Bearfest takes army of volunteers, one general

...Fisheries Service. Serving in the Bering Sea and the Aleutians, they realized that the...Each winter, she returns to the Bering Sea to manage the Unalaska Fleet Cooperative...the final fish comes in from the Bering Sea, Ettefagh will board a plane and head back...
Gold miners outraged at critical letter

...who owns a dredging operation in Nome and is financially compensated by the Discovery Channel for appearing in its "Bering Sea Gold" reality show. "And when I come to Nome, I'm a citizen of Nome - I got just as many rights as anybody else around...
Study says shellfish could be doomed

...that could happen, he said. But acidification also could change population dynamics, he said."In a place like the Bering Sea, where a billion-dollar industry has been built around a few species of crabs, then that's where we really start to worry...
Fledgling nation goes to war

...cutting off needed supplies. This was followed by two battles at sea in which the USS Peacock defeated the HMS Epervier, and the...As mentioned before, the British were the super power on the seas. So, with the British's newly constructed flagship, Confiance...


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