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Drones track health of endangered orcas

...and monitor wildlife in the U.S. and elsewhere. They have used drones to count penguins and seals in Antarctica, stellar sea lions in Alaska's Aleutian Islands and to take breath samples of humpback whales off New England.Some say drones...
Death of sea lions found to be caused by humans

ANCHORAGE - Federal officials are saying several of the 15 Stellar sea lions found dead last week near Cordova had wounds indicating they had been "deliberately killed."National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Bartlett thanks Allen Marine

...fantastic to work with.The cruise was very well attended and the abundance of wildlife did not disappoint! We saw Stellar sea lions, humpback whales and orcas and enjoyed a wonderful day on the water. Bartlett Foundation is very appreciative...
Agency considers delisting eastern Steller sea lions

...a relief to Southeast Alaska fishermen, Behnken said. The National Marine Fisheries Service initially published a Stellar sea lion recovery plan in 1992 but the plan was nullified when Steller sea lions were split into two distinct subpopulations...
Haines man plots 92-mile protest swim

...the west side of Lynn Canal, past the ice-cold entrance of the Katzehin River, on the opposite side of a popular Stellar sea lion haul-out and down to Seduction Point. "The tricky part after getting to Seduction Point will be crossing back...
My Turn: Red Dog Mine lawsuit protects jobs

...against senseless federal mandates. We have taken federal agencies to court to stop penalizing Alaska fishermen in the Stellar sea lion controversy. We fought for timber jobs with a lawsuit against the Forest Service's "roadless" rule. We've...
Four in Juneau vie for fish council seat

...seafood industry for 30 years, she said. Science and research may help the council resolve contentious issues over the stellar sea lions and bycatch, McCarty said. "I think I can contribute my experience in marine research," she added. Moller...
AG Burns speaks before Judiciary committees

...fiscal year for economic opportunity and resource development issues, including those related to the ESA involving Stellar sea lions, beluga whales and polar bears. A vote on Burns' confirmation as Attorney General by the full Legislature is...
Agency seeks OK to fire rockets near sea lions

...the effect the sound can have in frightening endangered Stellar sea lions and the more abundant harbor seals. Whales are...such as attempting to avoid the pupping season. With Stellar sea lion populations in overall decline throughout the region...
Conservation groups join sea lion fight

...vibrant communities." The western population of the Stellar sea lion was first listed as threatened under the Endangered...Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, agrees most Stellar sea lion populations are growing and questioned whether the...


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