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#01-20-2014 - ComFish News Roundup

Alaska Fish Factor: Good Science Should Drive Fisheries Policy
20 January 2014
US - Good science should drive all fisheries decisions, and Lite Guv Mead Treadwell says he has the chops to maintain a true course. Treadwell, a Republican who hopes to unseat Democratic US Senator Mark Begich in November’s election, paid a recent visit to Kodiak and “talked fish” in a brief interview. Few can claim Treadwell’s experience and understanding of the Arctic, where he has represented Alaska on U.S. Delegations in three circumpolar government groups, and been a director of the Institute of the North. He said he “doesn’t expect any major....

Second wave of prefile bills released
English: Source: FDA-OCI
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By Associated Press
12:49 PM January 17, 2014
HB249, from Rep. Scott Kawasaki, says a person may not knowingly use a seed or plant produced with genetic engineering to produce or grow an agricultural product to sell.
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Bills related to medical mishaps, citations and genetically engineered seeds are included in the second wave of measures filed ahead of next week’s legislative session.....

Linking North Slope Climate, Hydrology and Fish Migration
November 15, 2013 • Filed under: News — melanie.rohr
At this week’s seminar, WERC PhD candidate Erica Betts will present her research on the adaptive strategies of Arctic Grayling in a changing Arctic climate.....

GMO labelling battle restarts
Monday, January 20, 2014, 23:50 (GMT + 9)
Only some months from the rejection of genetically modified organisms (GMO) labelling by Washington voters, the battle restarts in Olympia. Lawmakers on Friday heard a bill that would require labelling genetically engineered salmon for sale. Opponents call the modified salmon a "frankenfish." They worry that the modified....