Monthly Archives: September 2017

Federal grant aims to stimulate Alaska seaweed farming

The original story can be found at UAF News and Information. by Paula Dobbyn A half-million-dollar federal grant is headed to the University of Alaska Fairbanks for research in seaweed farming, a growing industry in Alaska. “This project will bolster … Continue reading

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Alaska stands to gain by boosting its blue economy

The original story was published by the Alaska Journal of Commerce and Alaska Dispatch News by S. Bradley Moran and Joel Cladouhos Alaska’s blue economy leadership potential is tremendous. We maintain more than half the nation’s coastline and a third of the U.S. … Continue reading

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Staff Snapshot: Dawn Montano

by Barb Hameister When Dawn Montano arrived in Fairbanks in August of 1995, she had no intention of staying. She hadn’t really wanted to come at all, but her parents didn’t want her sister, who had just gotten a teaching … Continue reading

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Project to investigate beluga whales’ failure to rebound

by Lauren Frisch A new collaborative research project will investigate potential factors that have caused the Cook Inlet beluga whale population to remain in severe decline since the 1990s. Beluga whales were once common throughout inlet waters, historically numbering around … Continue reading

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