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Ocean wildlife officials are investigating a dead sea turtle that was recently found in a trash can at Maili Beach.
The Endangered Species branch of NOAA brought the turtle back to its facility where they will do a necropsy to determine how it died. 113 more words
Jane Lubchenco, the University Distinguished Professor of Marine Biology at Oregon State University, today was named as one of two recipients of the 2015 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement, a prestigious award made for leadership in conservation and sustainability policies. 457 more words
Survey indicates Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly; population still not recovering (Alaska, USA)
March 30th, 2015. ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The federal estimate of the number of beluga whales in Alaska’s Cook Inlet increased slightly in 2014, but researchers conclude the population remains in danger of extinction. 256 more words