Posts Tagged ‘ Alaska ’

In a Bering Sea battle of killer whales vs. fishermen, the whales are winning – Alaska Dispatch News

Orcas seem to be increasingly targeting boats, stripping their lines of halibut and black cod, according to Bering Sea longline fishermen.

Source: In a Bering Sea battle of killer whales vs. fishermen, the whales are winning – Alaska Dispatch News

I’m all in for the Orcas but fear that man will “perfect” a way to deny the Orcas their fair share. Also, it’s irrational that man thinks of the Orcas as plundering the sea yet does not regard his own actions as such. – word pond

Last Days Feeding Frenzy by Russell Banks ‹ Literary Hub

white-spruceThe dying white spruce of Kenai.

Last Days Feeding Frenzy ‹ Literary Hub.

What 35,000 Walruses Forced to the Beach Tell Us About Global Warming | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Close-up of an estimated 35,000 walrus haulout on a barrier island near Pt. Lay on September 27, 2014. (Photo: Corey Arrardo / NOAA/NMFS/AFSC/NMML)

What 35,000 Walruses Forced to the Beach Tell Us About Global Warming | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community.

Dennis Cowals: Before the Pipeline (Near the End of the Dreamtime) | TOM CLARK

White female wolf (Canis lupus) in the Atigun Valley, Alaska. This wolf dens in the riverbank of the Atigun inside the main valley about five miles south of Galbraith Camp. She roams at least twenty miles a day in search of food, from the main valley den into the gorge and then back to the valley proper.

Photos by Dennis Cowals (1945-) for the Environmental Protection Agency Project DOCUMERICA, August 1973 (US National Archives)

TOM CLARK.

JOHN HAINES “LOST” ~ A Longhouse Birdhouse:

A Longhouse Birdhouse: JOHN HAINES “LOST” ~.

Shell’s Arctic drilling plan under threat after US orders review | Business | guardian.co.uk

The Shell-owned Kulluk rig ran on the southeast shore of Sitkalidak Island about, 40 miles southwest of Kodiak City, Alaska. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Shell’s Arctic drilling plan under threat after US orders review | Business | guardian.co.uk.

Some of the Year’s Top Photographs / boston.com

A mature bald eagle calls out to its mate Monday, April 12, 2010, near the the confluence of the Tanana and Chena Rivers outside of Fairbanks, Alaska. (AP Photo/The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, John Wagner)

A Pygmy Marmoset (Callithrix pygmaea) among of the hairs of a keeper at a primate rescue and rehabilitation center near Santiago, Chile on August 3, 2010. The Pygmy Marmoset, known as the world’s smallest monkeys and under danger of extinction, was confiscated after being found inside the clothes of a Peruvian citizen during a highway police check at the northern city of Antofagasta. (REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado)

A bird is mired in oil on the beach at East Grand Terre Island along the Louisiana coast on Thursday, June 3, 2010. Crude oil flowed from a hole in the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico for three months after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded and sank on April 20th, 2010. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

The daughters of Pakistani Christian woman Asia Bibi pose with an image of their mother while standing outside their residence in Sheikhupura located in Pakistan’s Punjab Province November 13, 2010. Asia Bibi, 45, a Christian mother of four, was sentenced to death for blasphemy, the first such conviction of a woman, Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper reported. Standing from left to right is Esha, 12, Sidra, 18 and Eshum, 10. (REUTERS/Adrees Latif)

Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi (center) is greeted by supporters at her National League for Democracy’s party headquarters in Yangon November 15, 2010. Two days earlier, on November 13th, she was released after serving seven years under house arrest. (REUTERS/Stringer)

A boy dances in the rain during a heavy tropical shower in a street of Havana, Cuba on July 19, 2010. (REUTERS/Desmond Boylan)