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Margaret Bauman

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Margaret Bauman is a veteran Alaska journalist focused on covering fisheries and environmental issues. Bauman has been writing for The Cordova Times since 2010. You can reach her at mbauman@thecordovatimes.com.

Addressing climate change is key to saving polar bears

A new federal plan for polar bear conservation management bluntly states the obvious:  their future is at risk without the collective willingness of humans...

Demand for Alaska crab remains hot

A market summary on Alaska’s crab fisheries, posted in December on the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute’s website, pronounced the crab market as “hot” and...

IPHC posts catch limit proposals

In advance of its annual meeting in Victoria, British Columbia, Jan. 23-27, the International Pacific Halibut Commission accepted proposals through Dec. 31 on catch...

Alaska seafood is radiation free

State testing of seafood samples, in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, reaffirms that the quality and health of Alaska seafood has...

Outsider kings dominating harvest

Alaska caught, yes indeed.Still, most of the Chinook salmon harvested in Westward Region commercial and Kodiak area sport fisheries from 2014 through 2016 were...

Sustainability is fisheries priority

In the upcoming legislative session, the House Special Committee on Fisheries will focus on sustainability and how the Alaska Department of Fish and Game...

Navy will report to NPFMC on GOA plans

U.S. Navy officials are scheduled to report to federal fisheries managers in Seattle in late January on Gulf of Alaska training exercises scheduled for...

Bilateral teleconference held on water quality issues

Talks are underway between Alaska and British Columbia officials on how to address concerns over transboundary mining and water quality issues that could adversely...

Obama bans offshore drilling in most Arctic waters

President Obama has withdrawn from future mineral extraction a vast area of the Arctic Ocean, in an effort to protect ecologically sensitive marine life...

Prince William Marina is getting an upgrade

Cordova’s Prince William Marina is under new ownership and in the process of upgrading facilities and services offered.Native Village of Eyak, which purchased the...

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