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Alaska Marine Policy Forum Conference Call – July 2020

Join us for the Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call, sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant and Alaska Ocean Observing System. Every other month we host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Hear the latest about state and federal marine funding, legislation and policy issues. Next call: Wednesday,…

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Vigilance advised after saxitoxin found in clams

Scientists have detected toxic algae in clams from the Bering Strait and Chukchi Sea regions of northern and western Alaska, according to a new bulletin. It’s an indication that ocean warming is moving northward, allowing the growth of Alexandrium catenella, a type of algae that can produce saxitoxin. If ingested, saxitoxin targets the nervous system…

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