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Fri, Sep 22, 2017
Source: NFI Media Youtube
The Walker administration has announced a new climate point person; tropical fish may be moving into Alaska waters; and U.S. Sen. Murkowski gets an earful ahead of the next Congressional vote on health care. [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
blue economy
A growing cluster of entrepreneurs is seeding prospects for a new global “blue economy,” and this week it drew a crowd in Alaska. Marine technology experts met at the Dena'ina Center in Anchorage as part of the Oceans '17 conference and to kick off a competition that will continue into [...]
Thu, Sep 21, 2017
Source: National Fisherman/Alaska
If the state hadn't lowered PFDs this year, they would have been among the highest in history; the U.S. Senate has passed a defense bill that doesn't address Trump's effort to ban transgender people from the military; and volunteers are tasked with monitoring humpback whales in southeast Alaska. [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: KUCB Unalaska Newscasts
In the final weeks of Alaska's summer salmon fishing season, with the yield estimated at 216.5 million fish, the harvest just keeps on coming. In the second week of September alone, fishermen delivered 2.4 million salmon, mostly coho and late running keta, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute said in a [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A resolution recognizing the contributions of Alaska's wild salmon industry to the health and economy of the nation, and saluting September as “Alaska Wild Salmon Month” has passed the U.S. Senate.The resolution, by Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, highlights a sustainable commercial fishery that contributes more than 38,000 jobs and nearly [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
A panel discussion on building Alaska's blue economy is among dozens of sessions offered tomorrow, Thursday, at the Oceans '17 conference in Anchorage, Alaska, hosted by the Marine Technology Society and the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society.The application and commercialization of technology in marine science and oceanography is one of the [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has published in the Federal Register a notice seeking comment on proposed information collection related to individual fishing quotas for Pacific halibut and sablefish in Alaska fisheries. The deadline for comments is November 20, 2017.It is all part of NOAA's continuing effort to [...]
Wed, Sep 20, 2017
Source: Fishermens News Online

 

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