Some salmon return, but ‘not nearly enough’
Some salmon return, but ‘not nearly enough’
This Toxics Release Inventory map included in the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual TRI analysis shows facilities throughout the state that reported the release of toxic chemicals to the EPA. Releases include permitted releases and movement of waste rock. (Courtesy Photo | Environmental Protection Agency)

Opinion: Red Dog has strong environmental track record

Every year the EPA issues its annual Toxic Release (TRI) Inventory, and every year it creates confusion and misinformation regarding the Red Dog zinc mine… Continue reading

This Toxics Release Inventory map included in the Environmental Protection Agency’s annual TRI analysis shows facilities throughout the state that reported the release of toxic chemicals to the EPA. Releases include permitted releases and movement of waste rock. (Courtesy Photo | Environmental Protection Agency)
EPA: Alaska led nation in toxic chemical release
EPA: Alaska led nation in toxic chemical release
Dead yellow cedar could be a viable timber product, study says
Dead yellow cedar could be a viable timber product, study says
2019 will be Alaska’s warmest year on record, and it looks like that’s going to continue
2019 will be Alaska’s warmest year on record, and it looks like that’s going to continue
Last Chance: Public comment on Roadless Rule ends Tuesday
Last Chance: Public comment on Roadless Rule ends Tuesday
Arctic habitats and cultures on thin ice as region warms

Arctic habitats and cultures on thin ice as region warms

The Arctic region is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the planet, the report found.

Arctic habitats and cultures on thin ice as region warms
A moon jellyfish swims in Gastineau Channel on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
A moon jellyfish swims in Gastineau Channel on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Termination dust hits the peaks above the Mendenhall Glacier on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Termination dust hits the peaks above the Mendenhall Glacier on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
UN climate report warns of warming oceans. Here’s what that means for Alaska.
UN climate report warns of warming oceans. Here’s what that means for Alaska.
Coeur Alaska to expand Kensington operations
Coeur Alaska to expand Kensington operations
‘Things are shifting’: Five Alaska Natives tell their stories about climate change
‘Things are shifting’: Five Alaska Natives tell their stories about climate change
Katharine Hayhoe reconciles Christianity and climate science
Katharine Hayhoe reconciles Christianity and climate science
Empire Live: Christianity and Climate Change with Katherine Hayhoe
Empire Live: Christianity and Climate Change with Katherine Hayhoe
Empire Live: Alaska Natives talk climate change
Empire Live: Alaska Natives talk climate change
Air pollution in Juneau is being tracked in real time. Here’s what the first week shows
Air pollution in Juneau is being tracked in real time. Here’s what the first week shows
Lindsey Pierce, a environmental technician for Tlingit and Haida, holds blue mussels taken at Point Louisa on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. The samples will be sent to a Sitka lab specializing in testing shellfish and water for toxins, particularly those which cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Lindsey Pierce, a environmental technician for Tlingit and Haida, holds blue mussels taken at Point Louisa on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. The samples will be sent to a Sitka lab specializing in testing shellfish and water for toxins, particularly those which cause Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP). (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire)
Exploration continues for mine near Haines

Exploration continues for mine near Haines

It’s still years away from becoming operational.

Exploration continues for mine near Haines
How dry is our rainforest? Southeast’s rare drought could threaten plants, animals, your power bill
How dry is our rainforest? Southeast’s rare drought could threaten plants, animals, your power bill
H2-Oh No! Juneau tests groundwater, soil for chemicals
H2-Oh No! Juneau tests groundwater, soil for chemicals