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Wed Sep 19, 2012


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Assembly candidate forum focuses on affordable housing, other issues. Listen to the entire forum here. Candidate profile: Cass Pook. Science advisory panel meets in Juneau to examine cruise ship wastewater options.

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SEASWAP: How to stop a whale of a thief

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Linda Behnken, the Executive Director of the Alaska Longline Fisherman's Association was joined by Tori O'Connell, the Research Director of the Sitka Sound Science Center, to provide an update on SEASWAP (The Southeast Alaska Sperm Whale Avoidance Project). As O'Connell explains, the project just secured $311,000 in funding to continue research on a sperm whale avoidance network this fall. The avoidance network will tag whales in the Chatham Strait black cod fishery and give fisherman devices to communicate where the whales are located. Downloadable audio. more

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