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Recent findings by USGS Alaska Science Center staff and their collaborators, updated weekly.
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This study and others provides a template for using environmental and ecological data that can improve polar bear population monitoring.
The USGS Alaska Science Center, NOAA, and colleagues examined the effects of the wasting epidemic on sea star populations across the eastern Pacific (from Alaska to Mexico) over the last decade.
A new synthesis document summarizes the applications of environmental DNA for describing distribution, abundance, and health of Atlantic and Pacific salmon.
A new report describes a 38% decline in the McKay’s Bunting population between 2003 and 2018.