Students Head to Seattle Marine Science Conference

A group of scientists who study the Pribilof Islands are on their way to Seattle for a North Pacific Marine science conference. That isn’t big news- since the “Galapagos of the north” is a hub for all kinds of interesting research. But these scientists are special, because they live on the islands… and most of them haven’t yet graduated from high school.

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Annie Feidt is the Editor and Producer of Alaska News Nightly, and is also a frequent contributor to the show. Her reporting has taken her searching for polar bears on the Chukchi Sea ice, out to remote checkpoints on the Iditarod Trail, and up on the Eklutna Glacier with scientists studying its retreat. Her stories have been heard nationally on NPR and Marketplace. Annie’s career in radio journalism began in 1998 at Minnesota Public Radio, where she produced the regional edition of All Things Considered. She moved to Anchorage in 2004 with her husband, intending to stay in the 49thstate just a few years. She has no plans to leave anytime soon. afeidt (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8443 | About Annie