Daily Dose 10.23

akferry.jpgTake a ride on Alaska’s coastal ferry and get 30 percent off the fare, now through March 31. You can book online

To complement last week’s most polluted places… the UN Environment Programme counts 200 “dead zones,” or low oxygenated areas, in the world’s seas and oceans…

If you’re a student age 16 to 18 with artistic talent, you can apply for an Earthwatch fellowship to spend two to three weeks over the summer doing field research, and learn about science. Or if you know such a student, you can nominate him or her. More info at the Earthwatch site

Australia’s wineries may be threatened by climate change, a science group says…

The Anchorage Daily News takes an in-depth look at green labeling for eco-tourism.