All Posts Tagged With: "fisheries"

A Mystery in Alaska: Interview: Fisheries Scientist Gary Thomas

Thomas says his team's work, which included surveying fish populations using sonar, has helped highlight the important role that herring play as a food source for sea lions.

Nov 24th, 2010 | Comments

A Mystery in Alaska: Interview: Ecologist Andrew Trites

NATURE spoke with Trites about the complexities of Alaska's offshore ecosystems. A number of complex factors are likely to blame for the decline in Alaska's Steller's sea lions, he says.

Nov 23rd, 2010 | Comments

A Mystery in Alaska: Video: Are Fisheries Guilty?

In the 1970s, the pollock industry in Alaska expanded to become the largest fishery in the world, just as sea lions began to disappear -- a smoking gun?

Nov 22nd, 2010 | Comments

A Mystery in Alaska: Introduction

Steller's sea lions are rapidly disappearing from Alaska's waters, and no one knows why. A broad combination of factors could be responsible.

Nov 13th, 2010 | Comments

Crash: A Tale of Two Species: The Debate

The horseshoe crab is at the center of a contentious debate, and one that plays the world over. How do we find the balance between man and nature?

Jun 10th, 2008 | Comments

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