Migrant tragedy in Greek seas shows dangers as winter nears

...of their clothing by churning seas. On shore, wailing women search...people brave death in raging seas and freezing temperatures.On...that sank overnight in rough seas off the Greek island's north...incidents in the eastern Aegean Sea on Wednesday left at least 12...
Nation and World
Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...The concert was a combination of traditional songs, sea chanteys, songs of the sea as well as folk songs."Songs that people can join...Mystic Seaport, the Museum of the America and the Sea, in Connecticut, where he works in the Department...
Coast Guard studies shipping lanes for Bering Sea routes

ANCHORAGE - More Arctic sea ice melting each summer from global warming...4-mile wide route through the Bering Sea into the Arctic Ocean and is branch.Through 2015, Arctic summer sea ice has declined 13.4 percent per decade...
Chenega sailing canceled due to high seas

The Alaska Marine Highway ferry Chenega's scheduled sailing Thursday was canceled due to high seas forecast for Chatham Strait and Lynn Canal, the Alaska Department of Transportation announced.The Chenega was scheduled to sail...
State | Local
Algae threatens Dungeness season

...England cod fishery collapsed but haddock fishing has gone up as fishermen switched, he said.Another study found that warming seas will likely send West Coast fish species northward by about 20 miles a decade, and some species probably will disappear from...
Search on for Wrangell fisherman

...Alaska Wildlife Troopers are also helping to look for Trammel. A Wildlife Trooper went out on a boat Sunday but rough, choppy seas prevented him from going out again today.Searchers have yet to find any sign of the Thalasa, Ipsen said Monday afternoon...
Woody the Steller sea lion dies at Alaska Sealife Center

SEWARD - A 22-year-old Steller sea lion that was one of the original residents...euthanized Monday.The center says the sea lion named Woody had stopped eating and had rapidly declined.Male Steller sea lions in the wild rarely survive beyond...
Frenchman leaps from sailboat to ship off Alaska

...sailboat, which was being battered by high seas south of Alaska.The Coast Guard captured the...sailboat lost its rudder and rigging in heavy seas and 46-mph winds."With the 20-foot seas, his boat is getting pretty well thrown around...
French sailor had no fear in leaping to rescue boat

...he wasn't frightened by the 20-foot seas that were battering his sail boat around...every other piece of equipment in rough seas and gale-force winds about 400 miles...said. "She is like me, made to be at sea."When asked if his sailing days were...
Rising seas, peat may have done in large ice age animals

...environmental changes turned grasslands into peat and rising sea levels submerged the Bering Land Bridge, cutting off their access...sheets collapsed at the end of the last ice age, the melt led sea water to rise by up to 100 meters in 10,000 years, Mann said...


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