Ocean Monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms

Ocean Monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms

Four long-term sites on the Kodiak road system have been established for continuous monitoring of harmful algal bloom species. Of particular concern is the presence of Alexandrium, a genus of phytoplankton that can produce saxitoxin, the toxin responsible for paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP). KANA Environmental Coordinator Stephanie Mason explains why…

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Know Your Heart

Know Your Heart

Regular exercise is the best thing you can do to keep a healthy heart. Exercise can be anything that makes you move your body and burn calories. To improve overall cardiovascular health, the American Heart Associationsuggests at least 150 minutes per week of moderate exercise or 75 minutes per week…

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Heart-Healthy Recipes

Heart-Healthy Recipes

To kick off American Heart Month, we’ve collected some easy recipes to share with you and your heart. These dishes are packed with beneficial ingredients that are typically available in Kodiak’s gardens, grocery stores, and ocean. Wild salmon is Prevention Magazine’s #1 food for heart health. Living in Kodiak, we’re…

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