Anchorage Daily News

Valuable crab populations in Alaska’s warming Bering Sea waters are in a ‘very scary’ decline

by Anchorage Daily News | September 21, 2021
“Federal biologist Erin Fedewa boarded a research vessel in June in Dutch Harbor, and journeyed to a swath of the Bering Sea that typically yields an abundance of young snow crab in annual surveys. Not this summer. At this spot, and elsewhere, the sampling nets came up with ...

Scientists urge Biden to go big on ocean protection

by Anchorage Daily News | June 24, 2021
“President Joe Biden’s laudable Jan. 27 executive order, “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad,” called for (among other things) conserving 30% of U.S. lands and waters by 2030. However, the administration’s “Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful” plan ...