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Invasive shrimp-sucking parasite detected in Southeast

Prof. John Chapman is an invasive species specialist at Oregon State University. He and a team of researchers were in Alaska this summer studying an invasive isopod that has now reached Ketchikan and Sitka, and is destructive to an important invertebrate called the blue mud shrimp. Chapman discusses his work with KCAW's Robert Woolsey. Listen here: Read More

Volunteer mask makers mobilize in Southeast Alaska

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a national shortage of protective equipment, notably N95 masks, which are the most effective barrier for healthcare workers. And contrary to its earlier recommendation, the Centers for Disease Control is now advising all Americans to wear cloth masks as a protective barrier, which will only increase demand. Read More
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