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University of Alaska professor receives Sea Grant funding for seaweed aquaculture research

woman holding kelp

15 November 2016

Michael Stekoll, a University of Alaska Southeast professor with a joint appointment at the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has received $418,577 for a two-year project, “Applied Research for a New Seaweed Aquaculture Industry in Alaska.”

Diary of a National Ocean Sciences Bowl coach

Sunny Rice

31 October 2016

Each year, Alaska holds a regional competition as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Sunny Rice has co-coached the Petersburg NOSB team every year since 2009.

Symposium will address climate displacement, migration and relocation

house on edge of eroding coastline

3 October 2016

Residents in Hawaiʻi, Alaska and the Pacific Islands are on the front lines of the impacts of climate change, and moving to a safer location is one of many adaptation responses that communities are considering. An upcoming symposium aims to address legal and policy challenges and questions surrounding climate displacement and relocation.

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Notes from the Field

Diary of a National Ocean Sciences Bowl coach

Sunny Rice

October 2016

Each year, Alaska holds a regional competition as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Sunny Rice has co-coached the Petersburg NOSB team every year since 2009.

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CoastWise Alaska radio stories

Audio news and information service of Alaska Sea Grant, offered as a public service to radio stations, schools, environmental groups, and others without charge. Note: CoastWise was discontinued in 2009, but radio transcripts and mp3 files are available online.

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Arctic Science Journeys

Interesting and informative programs about science, culture, and the environment of the circumpolar north. Note: ASJ was discontinued in 2005, but radio transcripts from 1996 to 2005 and audio files beginning in 1998 are available online.