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    • Art Sowls oral history transcript

    • Employees (USFWS); Biography; History; Maintenance; Birds; Marine birds; Migratory birds; Biologists (USFWS); Rodents; Marine mammals; Outreach; Conservation;
    • Art Sowls oral history interview as conducted by John Cornely.
    • Pribilof Island Oil Spill, M/V Citrus 1996 Arctic Fox scavenges for carcasses (Album)

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; Bering Sea Unit; Biology; Islands; Research; Coastal environments; Scenics; Oil spills; Scavengers; Predation; Shipwrecks
    • When oiled birds and marine mammals become oiled, their feathers and fur lose the ability to keep dry. As water soaks the animal, cold sets in and they will often go ashore tto attempt to get dry and warm. Predators such as these foxes will...
    • Cougar Ace

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Shipwrecks
    • The Cougar Ace, a 654-foot Singapore flagged car carrier, sailed from Japan on July 22 with a load of 4,813 cars. The vessel was traveling along a great circle route to two ports on the West Coast of Canada and the United States. The vessel...
    • Cougar Ace

    • Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge; AMNWR; Birds; Coastal environments; Islands; biology; work of the refuge; Aleutians; Aleutian Islands; Shipwrecks;
    • The Cougar Ace, a 654-foot Singapore flagged car carrier, sailed from Japan on July 22 with a load of 4,813 cars. The vessel was traveling along a great circle route to two ports on the West Coast of Canada and the United States. The vessel...
    • All American ship wreck St George Island 1996

    • Birds; Marine birds; Coastal environments; Aquatic environments; Oil spills; Shipwrecks
    • Many ships travel Great Circle Routes from Asia to the west coast of the US and back. Many of these ships have no tracking devices or oil-spill contingency plans, if they have no planned stops at US ports. When wrecks and groundings occur the risk...
    • Arctic Dawn, grounded on St Paul Island  March 1996

    • Boats; Fishing
    • Many ships travel Great Circle Routes from Asia to the west coast of the US and back. Many of these ships have no tracking devices or oil-spill contingency plans, if they have no planned stops at US ports. When wrecks and groundings occur the risk...
    • King Eider female, oiled iin snow, Sowls

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Marine birds; cliff nesters; Pribilofs; Pribilof Islands; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Aquatic environments; Shipwrecks;Oil spills; KIEI; oil spills
    • The M/V Citrus, a freighter, collided with another ship while loading cargo at sea off of St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs in 1996. The collision punctured some of the Citrus's fuel tanks resulting in bunker fuel oil leaking into the sea oiling...
    • King Eider female, oiled

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Waterfowl; Pribilofs; Pribilof Islands; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Aquatic environments; Shipwrecks; oil spills; KIEI
    • The M/V Citrus, a freighter, collided with another ship while loading cargo at sea off of St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs in 1996. The collision punctured some of the Citrus's fuel tanks resulting in bunker fuel oil leaking into the sea oiling...
    • King Eider male, oiled,

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Marine birds; Pribilofs; Pribilof Islands; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Aquatic environments; Shipwrecks; KIEI; oil spills
    • The M/V Citrus, a freighter, collided with another ship while loading cargo at sea off of St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs in 1996. The collision punctured some of the Citrus's fuel tanks resulting in bunker fuel oil leaking into the sea oiling...
    • King Eiders, oiled with freighter

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; waaterfowl; Pribilofs; Pribilof Islands; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Aquatic environments; Shipwrecks; oils spill
    • The M/V Citrus, a freighter, collided with another ship while loading cargo at sea off of St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs in 1996. The collision punctured some of the Citrus's fuel tanks resulting in bunker fuel oil leaking into the sea oiling...
    • King Eider Carcass, (male)

    • ALASKA MARITIME NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE; AMNWR; Birds; birding; Marine birds; Pribilofs; Pribilof Islands; Bering Sea; habitat; Coastal environments; Marine birds; Aquatic environments; Shipwrecks; oils spills; KIEI
    • The M/V Citrus, a freighter, collided with another ship while loading cargo at sea off of St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs in 1996. The collision punctured some of the Citrus's fuel tanks resulting in bunker fuel oil leaking into the sea oiling...

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