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Some residents of the small town of Gustavus, near Glacier Bay National Park, are relying on state-provided drinking water after testing of private wells showed… Continue reading
Former scientists and fisheries managers are taking sides over Ballot Measure 1.
It’s mid-morning at an oxbow on the Mendenhall River, and signs of change are all around. A handful of spruce trees, felled by river erosion,… Continue reading
Sean Anderson, Ph.D., thinks universities should be doing business differently. Undergraduate science students should be in the field collecting data for long-term research projects, not… Continue reading
Once feared endangered, wolf numbers on fourth-largest U.S. island have rebounded.
They’re called sea lace, moss animals and Bugula neritina to scientists — and they’re not supposed to be here. But they are here, scientists say.… Continue reading
It urges the State Department to protect Alaska’s watersheds.
Since its inception, the Alaska Policy Forum has been guided by a vision of continuously growing prosperity in Alaska. Our work is to support policy… Continue reading
More roads may be built on the Tongass National Forest with the creation of a new Alaska-specific version of the national roadless rule. A committee… Continue reading
Students at Sayéik Gastineau Community School rummaged through trash at a school assembly on Friday. A shark, a dolphin, a salmon and a warrior looked… Continue reading
The non-binding plan calls for carbon tax, reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
By mid-August Bristol Bay’s river systems are choked with fish, but early July, when most of the bay’s sockeye salmon are fighting their way in… Continue reading
Alaska, Washington and Oregon representatives settled negotiation Monday with Canada on how to share dwindling Chinook salmon harvests through a 10-year international treaty. The agreement,… Continue reading
Each year over a million visitors travel to Alaska on cruise ships, which are essentially floating resorts. As you’d expect from any resort, they generate… Continue reading
The generation to face the biggest issues with marine debris will take the issue on locally.
As rulemaking process begins, Juneau meeting draws out public’s skepticism.
This Saturday, people around the world are hitting the beach in the name of taking care of the environment. International Coastal Cleanup Day is Saturday,… Continue reading
It’s the highest number of violations handed out in all but four years.
The first of two Juneau meetings asking for public feedback on the Roadless Rule is taking place this Thursday. The U.S. Forest Service is looking… Continue reading
As exhaust emissions poured from the Norwegian Pearl’s exhaust stack, so too did complaints to the Department of Environmental Conservation.