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On the Trails: Wild animals surviving serious injuries
To be adaptive, the benefits have to outweigh such costs.
Alaska Science Forum: Across Alaska in one summer
Rotten moose meat unlikely to supplant birthday cake.
On the Trails: Waiting for spring
Critters and plants are getting ready for spring
The Salmon State: A tale of two salmon
Chignik has two genetically distinct runs of sockey
On the Trails: Eagle-eyed birders spot a hawk owl
Owl’s well on the trails.
Whale’s body spotted near Tenakee Inlet
The animal with a long history in the area has been necropsied.
On the Trails: Birds’ sense of smell
Old myth doesn’t pass the sniff test.
Alaska Science Forum: Dave Covey made the world a calmer place
He left us last week — a quiet exit that was totally Dave.
Sustainable Alaska: Recent events serve as reminders of nuclear energy risks
Nuclear power is not the panacea for climate change.
On the Trails: February foragers were out and active
It’s a ‘seedy’ world.
Alaska Science Forum: Bird havens on a trans-continental journey
Right about now, songbirds in Brazil are shifting on their perches…
On the Trails: Wringing information out of wood
Wood as a biological entity, not as a commodity to be sold or a nuisance to be removed.
Alaska Science Forum: Hardy gnats survive winter half frozen
As sometimes happens in science, a chance decision led to a discovery.
The Salmon State: Glacier retreat means new habitat — and challenges — for wild salmon
Alaska is about to get thousands of miles of new salmon habitat….
Alaska Science Forum: Ninety below zero and the unfrozen beer
“How the heck is that possible?”
Sustainable Alaska: Cultivating a sustainable mind
We need to cultivate a sense of calm by reducing stress and fear in our lives.
On the Trails: Three winter surprises
Regular bird-watchers spotted an unusual bird in Auke Bay this winter…
Alaska Science Forum: Secret lives of caribou caught on camera
Cams gave biologists who teamed up from several agencies a new look at the Fortymile herd.
On the Trails: Toxic birds and bugs
These chemical compounds are often derived from plants
Sounding a warning
Local composer writes song about climate change