Sustainable Alaska

Remembering the effects of plastics

We are entering finals week at the University of Alaska Southeast. As students and faculty wrap up our courses, many of us are thinking about… Continue reading

 

Dr. Kevin Maier. (Courtesy Photo)

Sustainable Alaska: An autumnal mediation on salmon and sustainable decision making

As Alaskans, we know this — salmon are a defining characteristic of our state’s cultures.

 

Kayaking into a scientific adventure

Is this a glimpse of the “new normal” for Endicott Arm?

 

In this file photo from July 2001, pipes cross the tundra at the Alpine facility operated by Phillips Alaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Sustainable Alaska: The problem with fossil fuels

What exactly are fossil fuels, and what is the problem with them?

In this file photo from July 2001, pipes cross the tundra at the Alpine facility operated by Phillips Alaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)