Alaska News Nightly: Thursday, March 30, 2023

a new study shows zooplankton are getting skinny with lack of sea ice (NOAA fisheries)

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Thursday on Alaska News Nightly:

The Nome School District is looking for a successor to its retiring cultural educator. Plus, a lack of sea ice is having an impact on zooplankton, potentially shifting the ecology in the sea.

Reports tonight from:

Kavitha George and Chris Klint in Anchorage

Izzy Ross in Dillingham

Dan Bross in Fairbanks

Anna Canny in Juneau

Desiree Hagen in Kotzebue

Greg Knight in Nome

Hope McKenney in Seward

Theo Greenly and Sofia Stuart-Rasi in Unalaska

This episode of Alaska News Nightly is hosted by Lori Townsend, with audio engineering from Chris Hyde and producing from Tim Rockey.

Tim Rockey is the producer of Alaska News Nightly and covers education for Alaska Public Media. Reach him at or 907-550-8487. Read more about Tim here

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