Sen. Lisa Murkowski cautioned: “Don’t get too exercised about things if you see that it’s been zeroed out.”
If the White House’s request had been approved by Congress, several projects in Alaska would have ended as early as this summer.
What has eight arms, two tentacles and washed ashore on a beach in Unalaska Monday night? A more than six-foot long squid.
The Sea Grant program helps track the economic vitality of the seafood industry and measure the effects of climate change, making up dozens of projects across Alaska.
The carcass of a Steller sea lion washed up this weekend in Unalaska’s Morris Cove. The dead marine mammal was an adult male, almost 8-feet long, according to Melissa Good of the Alaska Sea Grant program.
Sea Grant knew the Trump administration wanted to eliminate its budget for next fiscal year. But those cuts could come much sooner.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration received a surprise on Friday: The Trump administration is proposing deep cuts to the organization.
A search is underway for a young ring seal that came ashore Sunday in Unalaska. The stranded marine mammal was first spotted near the Kloosterboer facility at the Port of Dutch Harbor, but Melissa Good said it made its way to the Alyeska seafood plant before disappearing back into the water Monday night.