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  1. 14:48 At least 9 fin whales found dead near Alaska islandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | AkiPress

    The carcasses of at least nine endangered fin whales have been found floating near Alaska's Kodiak Island, reports The Associated Press. University of Alaska Fairbanks officials say the sightings of the massive marine mammals began in mid-May and continued for two weeks, documented by photographs.

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  2. 9 endangered whales found dead in Alaska waters since in recent weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The first of several dead fin whales, later named FW01, floats outside Marmot Bay near Kodiak Island on May 23. At least nine fin whales have been found dead in recent weeks in southern Alaska waters, and researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and University of Alaska Fairbanks are attempting to find out what killed them. "We rarely see more than one fin whale carcass every couple of years," said Kate Wynne , a UAF professor and Alaska Sea Grant marine mammal specialist, and the recent rash of dead whale discoveries is "mysterious."

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  3. At least 9 fin whales found dead near Alaska islandRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | WTOV9

    University of Alaska Fairbanks officials say the sightings of the massive marine mammals began in mid-May and continued for two weeks, documented by photographs. The carcasses of two whales washed ashore.

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  4. 9 fin whales found dead in Alaska waters in recent weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The first of several dead fin whales, later named FW01, floats outside Marmot Bay near Kodiak Island on May 23. At least nine fin whales have been found dead in recent weeks in southern Alaska waters, and researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and University of Alaska Fairbanks are attempting to find out what killed them. "We rarely see more than one fin whale carcass every couple of years," said Kate Wynne, a UAF professor and Alaska Sea Grant marine mammal specialist, and the recent rash of dead whale discoveries is "mysterious."

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  5. Claim: NOAA says the Arctic Ocean is becoming "corrosive"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | NorCalBlogs

    ... through the marine ecosystem." A team of scientists led by Mathis and Jessica Cross from the University of Alaska Fairbanks collected observations on water temperature, salinity and dissolved carbon during two month-long expeditions to the Bering, ...

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  6. Alaska glaciers make large contributions to global sea level riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    ... said Chris Larsen, a research associate professor with the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Larsen is lead author of the new study accepted for publication in Geophysical Research Letters , a journal of the American ...

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  7. Arctic Ocean Acidification May Corrode Animals' ShellsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Marine News

    ... Mathis, a NOAA oceanographer. The research team, led by Mathis and Jessica Cross from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, went on a two-month Arctic expedition to collect data on dissolved carbon, water temperature level, and salinity. Using these ...

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  8. Basketball: Roosevelt picks Singleton as coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Press-Enterprise

    Longtime assistant basketball coach Stephen Singleton was hired as boys basketball head coach at Eastvale Roosevelt last Friday, beating out an international field of 20 candidates for the Mustangs' job. "We're excited to have coach Singleton in our program," Roosevelt athletic director Tracy Edmondson said.

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  9. Acidification takes toll on Beaufort Sea; threats loom in Chukchi and BeringRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... come from research by scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. In a study published in the journal Oceanography , they correlate observed ...

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  10. UA president names 3 candidates for interim UAF chancellorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    University of Alaska President Pat Gamble named three candidates with long ties to the university to serve as interim chancellor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks after the retirement of UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers in late August. The three are UA Regent Mike Powers, UA Geophysical Institute director Bob McCoy and UAF vice chancellor Mike Sfraga.

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  11. Archaeologists say climate change destroys Arctic artifactsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Navajo Times

    KUAC reports that a University of Alaska Fairbanks archaeology professor and museum curator John Reuther says the museum has been receiving artifacts that are more deteriorated than those unearthed decades ago, something he attributes to the change climate. Reuther curates the collection at the university's Museum of the North, where most of the artifacts excavated in Alaska are preserved in a climate-controlled repository.

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  12. Arctic Ocean rapidly becoming more corrosive to marine speciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | Science Blog

    ... through the marine ecosystem." A team of scientists led by Mathis and Jessica Cross from the University of Alaska Fairbanks collected observations on water temperature, salinity and dissolved carbon during two month-long expeditions to the Bering, ...

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  13. Surveyors to update height of Mount McKinleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | CE News

    ... winds and frequent snow. Current forecast, courtesy of NOAA. Photo courtesy of Todd Paris, University of Alaska Fairbanks. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), along with NOAA's National Geodetic Survey (NGS), and the University of Alaska Fairbanks ...

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  14. Bumble bees in the last frontierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    There is little information about bee populations in Alaska, where native bee pollination is critical to the maintenance of subarctic ecosystems. A team from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the USDA have now completed a two-year study on bumble bees in agricultural areas in the region.

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  15. Arctic Natives' history, artifacts may soon be lost to the seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... or silty soils. Josh Reuther opens the heavy door to the artifact repository at the University of Alaska Fairbanks's Museum of the North. Reuther is a professor of archeology and a curator at the museum, where most of the artifacts excavated in ...

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  16. In Fairbanks visit, feminist leader Gloria Steinem talks aging, abortion and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... with the co-op. Speaking with reporters Friday before giving an evening address at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, Steinem said similar spats have happened elsewhere, but not for about 20 years. She referred to the end of this incident as a ...

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  17. Feminist Icon Gloria Steinem Visits FairbanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | APRN

    Feminist pioneer Gloria Steinem speaks at the University of Alaska Fairbanks on Friday night. The human rights activist's visit was instigated by local politics.

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  18. Global warming drives huge Alaska forest shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Summit County Voice

    ... across a major forest region, we have real data showing that biome shift has started," said University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Extension researcher Glenn Juday. "This is not a scenario model, or a might, or a maybe. The ...

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  19. Study: changing climate prompts boreal forest shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | Science, Industry and Business

    With warming summer temperatures across Alaska, white spruce tree growth in Interior Alaska has declined to record low levels, while the same species in Western Alaska is growing better than ever measured before. The findings are the result of a study led by University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Extension researcher Glenn Juday, Claire Alix of the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne, and Tom Grant, formerly an adjunct faculty member at UAF.

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  20. Artists in Bethel get 'radical' in doll making experimentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... The project at the Yupiit Piciryarait Cultural Center came about through a grant from the University of Alaska Fairbanks Native Art Center. It's one in a series of classes -- how to sew with fish skin and seal gut, how to make grass baskets and ...

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