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UAF in the news: week of May 19, 2008

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
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Professor discusses possibilities of carbon sequestration
Alaska Journal of Commerce
While the nation debates possible solutions to the escalating U.S. energy crunch, a University of Alaska Fairbanks professor is working to advance a carbon dioxide sequestration project. Read more ...
Shopping smart to save big
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Higher fuel prices are trickling down through the economy and translating into increased costs for just about everything. Read more ...

Corell: Climate change models may fall short of projections
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Remember that part in Al Gore's movie about global warming where Greenland melts and half of Florida sinks under rising oceans? Global warming skeptics and some scientists had fun razzing Gore about sacrificing science for entertainment in parts of his film, "An Inconvenient Truth. Read more ...

Sea Grant executive Allee due to retire from post May 30
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Brian Allee, director of the Alaska Sea Grant College Program at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks since 2003, will retire on May 30. He will stay on as advisor to Sea Grant's current crab rehabilitation program, he said. Read more ...

Seward's research program births a crabby baby boom
Alaska Journal of Commerce
A research program at a Seward hatchery keyed to rebuilding collapsed king crab populations in several areas of Alaska has produced several million red king crab larvae. Read more ...

Wasp stings on rise in Alaska; moving north
Anchorage Daily News
Two summers ago, a huge hatch of wasps descended on Fairbanks. Read more ...

Successes found in every corner of UAF athletics
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
As a University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty member for 35 years and faculty athletics representative for nearly five years, I have had the privilege of getting to know the men and women in the UAF athletic department--the student athletes, staff and coaches. Read more ...

UAF begins experimental forest
Fort Mill Times
FAIRBANKS, Alaska --The University of Alaska Fairbanks is starting a new experimental forest project on the West Ridge part of campus. UAF plans two acre habitat plots with species from the world's three circumpolar forest regions. Read more ...

Nanooks schedule boasts early-season excitement
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Dallas Ferguson was an Alaska sophomore defenseman the last time the Nanooks played in a regular-season college hockey tournament, the Badger Showdown in Madison, Wis., in November 1993. Read more ...

Alaska Sea Grant announces 2008-2010 projects
Fish Farmer Magazine
IMPROVING fisheries management models, increasing the size of farm-raised oysters and learning how to raise red and blue king crab in large-scale hatcheries are among the $1.5 million in new projects, activities and administration of the Alaska Sea Grant College Programme over the next two years, it was announced today. Read more ...