OSU Studies Sea Lion Population Decline

Photo courtesy of the National Marine Fisheries Services (Permit No. 14355) NEWPORT, Ore. — A new study out of Oregon State University suggests sharks could be to blame for a declining sea lion population. Scientists say it’s possible the Pacific sleeper shark is preying on the endangered Steller sea lions in Alaska. OSU researchers say … Continue reading »

Tsunami Warning Issued For Alaska Coast

Little Sitkin Island, Alaska — A tsunami warning was issued for coastal areas of Alaska following a magnitude 7.9 earthquake Monday afternoon. According to the US Geological Survey website, the quake hit around 12:53 p.m. about 15 miles off the coast of Little Sitkin Island, which is part of the Aleutian Islands in Alaska. The … Continue reading »