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Ringed Seals

Group Plans To Sue Over Endangered Species Listing

AP | Posted 05.19.2013 | Green

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Oil and Gas Association plans to sue over a federal decision to list as threatened two types of ice seals. ...

The Newest Species To Make Endangered List Thanks To Climate Change

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 12.22.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Two types of ice seals joined polar bears Friday on the list of species threatened by the loss of sea ice, which scientists say r...

Environmental Group Sues For Federal Protection Of Ice Seals

Reuters | Posted 11.13.2012 | Green

* Obama administration accused of missing legal deadline * Two seal species would follow polar bear in threatened listing ...

Counting Seals Threatened By Climate Change

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A team of researchers will begin flights over Bering Sea ice to answer a basic question about four of the region's most imp...

Alaska's Seals Not Sickened By Fukushima Radiation, Scientists Believe

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 04.19.2012 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Lesions and other symptoms associated with sickened or dead ringed seals along Alaska's northern coast last year were proba...

Pacific Walruses Suffer From Unknown Disease Similar to Alaska Ringed Seals

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 12.28.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Arctic ringed seals aren't the only marine mammal suffering an unusual skin-lesion outbreak along Alaska's northern coasts.

Unknown Disease Weakening, Killing Scores Of Ringed Seals In Alaska

AP | By DAN JOLING | Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- An unknown disease is killing or weakening scores of ringed seals along Alaska's north coast, where the animals have been found w...

Environmentalists Plan Suit To Protect Ice Seals

AP | DAN JOLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An environmental group plans to sue the federal government to force a decision on additional protections for Arctic seals. ...