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San Nicolas Island

4/19/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Lesekker. FROM 1835 TO 1853, A Native American woman, stranded after the evacuation of her people, lived alone on San Nicolas Island. Her story inspired one of the most popular children’s novels ever written. Named Karana in Scot O’Dell’s Island of the Blue Dolphins, the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island’s… SEE MORE

Port of Dutch Harbor and the village of Unalaska in the Aleutian Chain on the edge of the southeastern Bering Sea. Dutch Harbor the largest fishing port by volume in the U.S. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Paul Hillman.

Developing Alternative Fisheries Management Scenarios to Respond to Climate Change

4/18/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Seafood is a vitally important source of protein. Worldwide, more than 3 billion people rely on seafood as a significant part of their diets. The amount that we can sustainably fish and farm is based on historical catches and trends that have been monitored for decades. We need to understand… SEE MORE

Scientists Detail Research to Assess Viability and Risks of Marine Cloud Brightening

4/17/2024 by Param Bhatia

By As the levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to increase and climate change impacts become more costly, the scientific community is redoubling efforts to investigate the potential risks and benefits of artificially shading Earth’s surface to slow global warming. Marine cloud brightening (MCB) is one of… SEE MORE


Using Hydrofoils to Improve Boat Performance

4/16/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Capt. Vincent Daniello. In my early days as a captain, few boats cruised faster than 30 mph. Back then, bigger engines and the fuel they burned added too much weight, netting little more speed. Today, even modest performers top 50 mph thanks to lighter engines and boat construction, where more… SEE MORE

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