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Selected stories about Alaska Sea Grant from the media, not picked up by Google News

Arctic Today: With erosion threatening its shoreline, Utqiagvik’s residents are stepping up as citizen scientists (8/17/2018) - A project in Utqiagvik funded by Alaska Sea Grant is focusing on key areas where infrastructure is vulnerable, and will help local people plan ways to mitigate climate change effects and adapt to new realities.
Petersburg Pilot: Summer science camp introduces kids to scientific careers in the community (8/16/2018) - The Petersburg Marine Mammal Center is hosting a summer science camp this week to expose middle school aged kids to the scientific jobs available in the community. "We're excited," said Sunny Rice, Petersburg Marine Mammal Center board member and marine advisory agent with the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences/Alaska Sea Grant. "It'll be fun. It's always lots fun. Lots of energy. It's good to expose them to things they might want to do later on in life."
KTUU: Researchers work to pinpoint cause of seabird die-off in Bering Sea (8/13/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant’s Gay Sheffield is part of a group trying to understand why 1,400 seabirds have been found dead around the northern Bering and Chukchi Seas.
KMXT: Graduate student experiments with extending shelf life and safety of cooked crab (7/30/2018) - An Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute and Sea Grant graduate student intern is looking at how to extend the shelf life of cooked Dungeness crab and make it safer to eat.
KTVA: Harvesting Alaska—New research could change seaweed rules (7/30/2018) - A Sea Grant-funded graduate student is seeing if seaweed can be sustainably harvested Cook Inlet.
Eye on the Arctic: Communities wrestle with shark-bite mystery off Alaskan coast (7/24/2018) - Gay Sheffield says that the environmental knowledge of Alaska’s subsistence harvesters goes back for generations, so when they see something and are concerned enough to report it, it’s a big red flag.
Nome Nugget: Scientists study effects of oil spill dispersants on Arctic wildlife (7/19/2018) - Scientists are taking a close look at the effects of chemical dispersants on seabirds.
Nome Nugget: “Public asked to report dead birds.” (6/21/2018) - Gay Sheffield says reports of dead seabirds have escalated.
Nome Nugget: “Birding in Shishmaref.” (6/8/2018) - Gay Sheffield provided info about murre remains.
Nome Nugget: “NOAA administrators visit Nome, explain their work” (5/31/2018) - Gay Sheffield hosted coastal management scientists.
Homer News: “School briefs” (5/16/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant helps Homer school with marine education.
UAA Green and Gold News: “Marilyn Sigman’s ‘Entangled’” (5/7/2018) - Sigman interviewed about her MFA degree and new book.
Nome Nugget: “Nature follows its own break-up calendar.” (4/27/2018) - Interview with Gay Sheffield and others.
KRBD: “Ask UAS looks at the changing ocean.” (4/10/2018) - Gary Freitag discusses ocean health.
Nome Nugget “Nome hosts gathering of scientists.” (4/6/2018) - Gay Sheffield helped organize the conference.
KNOM: “Alaska Native Leaders Imagine Divergent ‘Arctic Futures’.” (4/5/2018) - Gay Sheffield assisted with logistics.
KNOM: “Council Unanimously in Favor of Port Tariffs and Regulations, Despite Debate Over Rate Effects on User.” (3/27/2018) - Gay Sheffield appointed to Nome Port Commission seat F by city council.
KNOM: “Amid Renovations, Nome’s UAF Campus Remains a Crossroads of Regional Interests.” (3/26/2018) - Strait Science and Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference (both cosponsored by Alaska Sea Grant) are mentioned.
KYUK: “YK Delta Forms Climate Adaptation Plan Based on International Model for Indigenous Communities.” (3/22/2018) - Davin Holen and partners interviewed Bethel residents about climate change effects on Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
KNOM Radio runs story “In Nome, State Experts Ponder Responses to Potential Bering Sea Crises.” (2/20/2018) - Gay Sheffield hosted talks on mammal strandings and oil spills.
KTOO runs story “Two Petersburg teams return from ocean science competition in Seward.” (2/20/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant’s Sunny Rice co-coached the teams.
KMXT Radio runs story “Fishermen aspire to enter world of seafood processing.” (2/16/2018) - Fishermen enrolled in Alaska Sea Grant’s seafood processing class in Kodiak
Cordova Times runs story “Future workforce will be smaller, but smarter.” (2/8/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant’s Chris Sannito organized the Pacific Fisheries Technologists conference.
Alaska Sea Grant Funding 6 New Research Projects (1/26/2018) - Alaska Sea Grant Funding 6 New Research Projects  SeafoodNews   Full coverage


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