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What does the Alaska Permanent Fund have to do with climate change? This group will tell you.
‘This is an investment ecology where slow moving fish get eaten.’
Court invalidates four timber sales in Tongass National Forest
Environmental groups get the win.
Opinion: Energy production is a boon for Alaska and all Americans
Environmentalists need not worry.
Alaska judge dismisses youth climate lawsuit
An appeal would go to the Alaska Supreme Court.
Governor ‘frustrated’ by long-polluting Canadian mine
Runoff from the mine has been flowing for more than 60 years.
Alaska negotiating settlements with cruise companies over air, water violations
Closed-door meetings decide how much cruises will pay for summer violations.
Researchers threw salmon carcasses on one side of a creek for 20 years. Here’s what happened.
New study proves something Alaskans always knew.
Analysis: Minor permits under Ballot Measure 1
Ballot Measure 1, up for a vote during the statewide election Nov. 6, provides three tracks for development projects on salmon habitat in Alaska. Some… Continue reading
West Coast fishermen back ballot measure
The largest commercial fishing trade organization on the West Coast announced Monday its support for Ballot Measure 1, which would change how the State of… Continue reading
Opinion: Tulsequah Chief, all over again
Alaskans are worried Red Chris could go the same way.
Alaskans travel to UK to protest cruise’s heavy oils
Alaska indigenous leaders traveled to the United Kingdom this week to deliver a petition asking a cruise industry giant to stop using inexpensive fuel believed… Continue reading
‘Emerging’ pollutant contaminates Gustavus well water
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
Alaska scientists pen letter backing salmon measure
Former scientists and fisheries managers are taking sides over Ballot Measure 1.
How a breakthrough in the Mendenhall River changes erosion near Brotherhood Bridge
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
Visiting professor to talk education innovation at UAS lecture
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
Prince of Wales wolf hunt numbers set
Once feared endangered, wolf numbers on fourth-largest U.S. island have rebounded.
Invasive invertebrate discovered near Ketchikan
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
Alaska’s congressional delegation pens another transboundary letter
It urges the State Department to protect Alaska’s watersheds.
Opinion: Tracking the Outside money in Alaska politics
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
Roadless rule committee questioned at first meeting
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