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Four-day troll closure starts this weekend

Four-day troll closure starts this weekendSoutheast Alaska’s commercial troll fishing fleet will have to stand down for a few days, starting this weekend.

Conservationists line up for Izembek lawsuit

Conservationists line up for Izembek lawsuitEight conservation organizations are joining Interior Secretary Sally Jewell in a federal lawsuit over Izembek Refuge.

Auriga crew okay after capsizing in Prince William Sound

Auriga crew okay after capsizing in Prince William SoundThe crew of a seiner is okay after their fishing vessel capsized in the Prince William Sound earlier this week.

Report: Alaska tourists may shift to new areas because of climate change

Report: Alaska tourists may shift to new areas because of climate changeA retreating Mendenhall Glacier, for example, could affect organic food supply for Auke Bay whales, salmon

Tracks across Greenland ice, 60 years apart

Tracks across Greenland ice, 60 years apartOn top of an ice body more than two miles thick, Chris Polashenski last summer hoped to find a candy wrapper that might have fallen from Carl Benson's pocket 60 years ago.

Gardentalk – How to collect seeds

Gardentalk – How to collect seedsCommon techniques are explained in this week's Morning Edition feature segment

Sea lion necropsy reveals no clear answers

Sea lion necropsy reveals no clear answersA dead sea lion that washed up on the beach at Refuge Cove was dissected Thursday in hopes of finding out what caused the death.

Whale collision with Kennicott under investigation

NOAA law enforcement officials are currently investigating a collision between the state ferry Kennicott and a humpback whale near Kodiak.

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmon

Southeast commercial troll fleet gets second shot at king salmonSoutheast Alaska’s commercial troll fishing fleet will have another crack at king salmon in August even with a big haul from the first Chinook opening in July.

Aniak youths rescue eagle

Aniak youths rescue eagleAn Aniak woman came across an injured bald eagle earlier this week. With help from her community in remote Southwest Alaska, she gave the bird a second chance and brought it to the care of veterinary experts.