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#RadioChatter #02-13-2012 Comfish News Roundup

Trident warehouse on St. Paul still burning
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A giant warehouse storing materials for Trident Seafoods in St. Paul is still burning as of noon Friday. The 50,000 square foot building was leased by Trident from the Tanadgusix Corporation for storage of materials used in packing seafood. The fire won’t affect procession operations, according to Trident’s Joe Misenti. Trident's processing plant is separate from the warehouse and....

Lecture to Discuss Culture vs. Technology
Feb 10,2012
Jennifer Canfield/KMXT
Alaskan journalist Charles Wohlforth will give a lecture tonight at the Kodiak College. His presentation titled “Nature and Human Nature: Are we capable of the cooperation needed to save the ocean?” will provide examples of how culture, not technology, is the key to solving some of earth’s most pressing environmental problems. He was a guest on this week’s Talk of the Rock with Jennifer Canfield. The lecture is free and open to the public.Audio >>

Alaska's brave, parachuting PJs save a life in remote Red Devil
Craig Medred | Feb 10, 2012
Bitter winds were blowing snow sideways across a desolate runway in the tiny, dying community of Red Devil, Alaska, on Feb. 1 when the doctors dropped out of a night sky to save a young man fighting for his life.This just doesn't happen anywhere else in America."It was dark. It was windy. It was really cold," Red Devil resident Ed Lepalla said by telephone Friday, and his neighbor's son, 20-year-old Ryan Morgan was in grave medical danger that night. Morgan had undergone a surgical endoscopy days before and now was in pain and vomiting. Doctors in Bethel, a regional hub 160 miles to the southwest, notified the Alaska Air National Guard that unless someone got Morgan started on an IV he might not make it to morning.A life-saving service in the far north, the Air Guard took this call -- like dozens of others. At 8:30 p.m., according to Maj. Guy Hayes, the 210th, 211th and 212th Rescue Squadrons launched at the request of the 11th...

Blogger builds community mosaic with food
Anchorage Daily News
Published: February 12th, 2012 10:38 PM
Last Modified: February 12th, 2012 11:21 PM
The other week, Shannon Kuhn got to thinking about love and food.... @facebook >

LaDonna Gundersen’s “Salmon, Desserts & Friends” – I’m Hooked (Line and Sinker) After The First Recipe
Feb 1st, 2012 | By Lulu del Rosario | Category: Featured
I’ve amassed a lot of cookbooks over the last year and my children and their families have benefited from some of them.  When we have family gatherings, one or two of them may surprise us with a dish inspired by one of the famous cookbook authors I’ve had the privilege to meet.  This week, I received a copy of LaDonna Gundersen’s cookbook to review. It gives me great pleasure to let my family know that LaDonna’s “Salmon, Desserts & Friends”  will remain in my home, in my cookbook shelf ~ because it is perfect for two people who both love a good salmon dish.   And I’m in dire need of new ideas other than teriyaki glaze over my baked salmon...

Report says science, not minister should rule Canada's fisheries
Wendy Cox, The Canadian Press
VANCOUVER - Fisheries management in Canada places too much discretion in the hands of the federal minister, conferring "czar-like" powers that have meant the country has lagged far behind others in protecting its oceans, says a study by an expert panel of some of Canada's most distinguished scientists. The Royal Society of Canada report concludes Canada is failing to live up to international and domestic obligations outlined in UN conventions it has signed as well as laws it has passed....

Safeway vows to source sustainable skipjack tuna
Monday, February 13, 2012, 22:10 (GMT + 9)
Safeway Inc, a recognized leader in embracing sustainable seafood practices, builds on its leadership by announcing that its Safeway brand skipjack (chunk-light) canned tuna will be responsibly caught using free-school purse-seine methods. The company will transition to the purse-seine method by the end of the year. Free-school tuna is caught by purse-seiners using traditional methods of spotting schools of fish using radar and sonar, while captains employ powerful binoculars to....

Satellite tags disclose data of Atlantic salmon's conditions at sea
Monday, February 13, 2012, 06:20 (GMT + 9)
Scientists are learning where adult Atlantic salmon go in the ocean and what environmental conditions they experienced thanks to satellite tags. The fish are tagged and released near Nuuk, Greenland; the archival tags record information for months and then pop-off or dislodge from the fish. The tags transmit data about water depths, ocean temperatures and sunlight levels felt by the fish.  Researchers then use these data to re-create salmon migration routes and learn about the oceanographic conditions the fish experienced when traveling to their natal rivers to spawn. The Greenland satellite tagging project is led by Tim Sheehan and Mark Renkawitz at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Woods Hole...

iPads seized from shelves in China over trademark dispute
By Hana Stewart-Smith | February 13, 2012, 2:55am PST
Summary: According to reports, iPads are being confiscated from stores in China by local authorities, leading to some retailers hiding their stock.
Reports are surfacing that Apple iPads are being removed from retail stores in China, as a result of the ongoing trademark dispute with Proview.
Spooked store owners have begun hiding their stock to avoid it being confiscated.
Government officials seized 45 Apple iPad 2 tablets over the weekend in a raid of an Apple reseller in Shijiazhuang. The raid was part of the ongoing investigation into Apple’s trademark disputes in China, which continues to take a turn for the worse....

Apple Wants Galaxy Nexus Banned in U.S.
As Global Patent Feud Continues to Bubble Over...