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Sarah Palin's Drill Baby Drill Vs. Beluga Whales - Help Ensure Whales Win! - The Petition Site
Animals  (tags: Governor Sarah Palin, disgusting humans, evil people, Alaska, whales, critically endangered species, BIG OIL, AnimalWelfare, conservation, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, endangered, law, society, wildlife )

- 1920 days ago -
Governor Palin plans to challange the federal decision to protect beluga whales (a population of about 300). Let Palin know that the American people put the planet's endangered species before state-specific projects and shipping port expansions!
Alaska Seeks to Block U.S. Protections for Belugas
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, whales, belugas, gov sarah palin, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 1925 days ago -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Five months after suing to keep polar bears off the U.S. threatened species list, Alaska's government said Wednesday it plans to issue a similar challenge to block federal protections for a struggling population of be
Oregonian Sentenced for Walrus Ivory Sales
Animals  (tags: alaska, oregon, marine wildlife, walrus, ivory, illegal, sntence, protected, endangered, extinction, humans, protection )

- 1926 days ago -
An Oregon man has been sentenced in Alaska for illegally selling walrus ivory. U.S. District Court Judge Ralph R. Beistline sentenced James Schneider, 47, of Astoria last week to three years probation and a fine of $10,000. According to federal prosec
Shots Fired at Injured Moose on the Seward Highway
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, wild animals, moose, shot at, injured, endangered, extinction, protection, suffering, humans )

- 1929 days ago -
Anchorage police reported they had little information to go on after a motorist stopped and took several shots in an apparent attempt to kill a moose hit by another vehicle in the northbound lane of the New Seward Highway near O'Malley Road Saturday night
Walrus-Parts Seller Pleads Guilty
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, walrus, parts, Marine Mammal Protection Act endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1938 days ago -
A Togiak man has pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of violating the Marine Mammal Protection Act by illegally transporting and selling walrus parts, according to the U.S. attorney. Prosecutors say Roy D. Petersen Jr., 27, was involved in trans
Chilling Game of Hide and Seek With a Hungry Polar Bear
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, wild animals, polar bears, encounters, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1941 days ago -
There are few things more enjoyable on a freezing day than a vigorous game of tag followed by a hearty meal. Unless you're supposed to be the main course, that is. These pictures show how close one man came to being a polar bear's dinner.
Bear Attack 'Documentary' Raises Officials' Hackles
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, bears, humans, feeding frenzy program, endangered, extinction, AnimalWelfare, protection )

- 1942 days ago -
Put a TV soap star in a plastic box in the bear pen at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center, tie a dummy alongside, turn loose the bears, roll video and what do you get? A whole lotta controversy. A storm of it has been building since a program call
'The Last Polar Bear...'
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, wild animals, polar bears, photography, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, humans )

- 1942 days ago -
Photographer's 10-year obsession results in wonderful and timely book. As gorgeous and haunting as Steven Kazlowski's images are, there's nothing pretty about the work needed to get them. Any competent wildlife photographer knows all about waiting. Far
Juneau's Lone Wolf Returns for Winter
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, wild animals, wolf, lone wolf without a pack, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1943 days ago -
ROMEO: Regular sightings began in the winter of 2003-04. JUNEAU -- He lets out a piercing howl that slowly penetrates your chest. To human ears, it's the sound of being alone. And the creature who made the cry probably is. The locals call him Romeo. He's
Fight for Ribbon Seal Protection Far From Over
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, ribbon seal, protection, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans )

- 1945 days ago -
The conservation group that petitioned to list ribbon seals as threatened or endangered vowed to keep trying despite rejection by federal wildlife managers.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that ribbon seals were not in
Endangered Sea Otters Get Help From the Feds
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, sea otters, protected habitat, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 1954 days ago -
ANCHORAGE - A federal agency has proposed nearly 15,540sq km of southwest Alaska shoreline be protected habitat for a threatened population of northern sea otters. About 90 per cent of northern sea otters live in coastal Alaska, and the Aleutian Island
Alaska Sea Otters Gain Habitat Protection
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Otters, Alaska, endangered species, endangered animals, animalrights, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, Alaska, Bering Sea, Habitat )

- 1954 days ago -
ANCHORAGE, Alaska-- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed designating 5,879 square miles of nearshore waters along the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea and Alaska Peninsula as critical habitat for threatened sea otters in southwest Alaska.
Animals  (tags: alaska, wildlife, wild animals, wolves, humans, habitat, killing, endangered, protection, extinction )

- 1962 days ago -
The most important group of wolves in the country, Denali National Park's Toklat pack, is caught in the crosshairs of opposing passions. On one side: a hunter who once gleefully turned his gun on the pack's alpha female. On the other: a biologist who migh
Trap Kills Family's Dog Inside City Limits
Animals  (tags: alaska, animals, dog, killed, Conibear 220 trap pets, sadness, suffering )

- 1971 days ago -
Pet is believed to have followed scent of bait to neighbor's porch One minute a family dog named Grizzly was playing in front of the house, the next he was shrieking and thrashing wildly, a trap locked in a death grip around his head, his face distor
Aleutian Sea Lions Fade as Eastern Group Grows
Animals  (tags: alaska, marine wildlife, stellar sealions, declining, endangered, extinction, habitat, environment, humans, sadness, protection )

- 1980 days ago -
BULDIR ISLAND: Steller numbers slip to 43 from thousands in '80s. Endangered Steller sea lions in far western Alaska continue to do a disappearing act with already distressed numbers slipping further in some areas, according to a federal survey.

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