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Scientists Seek Clues to Whale Deaths in Gulf of Alaska

While President Barack Obama is in Alaska, he might have this question: Why have 30 dead whales washed ashore from the Gulf of Alaska since May? Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have mobilized a research team to find out.  NOAA marine scientist Deborah Fauquier said that on average,only eight whale carcasses are found per year.  “It was definitely elevated, and for us it was a reason of concern,”  she said. Fauquier said the...

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