Wrangell Sentinel -

Good news for subscribers to the Wrangell Sentinel: Our new website features the paper's full contents and in available to all subscribers. You can purchase online-only subscriptions, too!

Agency proposes critical habitat for seals

 


ANCHORAGE (AP) - The federal agency that oversees the U.S. seal population has proposed 350,000 square miles of ocean off Alaska’s north and west coast as critical habitat for the main prey of polar bears.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Tuesday that it’s proposing critical habitat for ringed seals throughout U.S. jurisdiction in the Beaufort and Bering seas and in much of the western Bering Sea.

“After reviewing the best available information, our scientists identified the habitat features that are essential for sustaining Arctic ringed seals - a species...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018