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Alaska Sea Grant News

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New funding expands harmful algal bloom research in Kodiak waters

November 27, 2023

The Kodiak region of Alaska has had a long-standing problem with paralytic shellfish poisoning, the dominant harmful algal bloom (HAB) concern in Alaska. A new five-year research partnership led by…

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Community Engaged Internship spotlight: Avery Herrman-Sakamoto

November 17, 2023

Over the past two summers, Avery Herrman-Sakamoto has been helping to educate adults and youth in Petersburg, Alaska, using local and traditional knowledge along with Western scientific information. Herrman-Sakamoto’s work…

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New deputy director joins Alaska Sea Grant

November 12, 2023

Alaska Sea Grant welcomes Brooke Carney as deputy director. Based out of the program’s Anchorage office, this new position adds leadership capacity and expertise to expand diversity, equity, inclusion, justice…

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Fellow spotlight: Kelly Drummond

November 9, 2023

Kelly Drummond is spending her year in the Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship program working with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation (AFDF) on projects focused on growing the mariculture industry…

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