The United States is gathering support for an international moratorium on commercial fishing in the Arctic Ocean.
After a year of meetings, the Legislature’s Arctic Policy Commission is rolling out its strategy for the region.
It’s not proven, but the evidence is growing, the report’s chief author said, that a warming Arctic is making the jet stream waver more and delivering more erratic weather patterns to the Lower 48 states, Europe and Russia.
Workers at Japan's Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station successfully completed the first day of a delicate operation to remove radioactive fuel rods from a reactor damaged in the March 2011 tsunami.
As some trucks loaded with food and other aid arrive in the Philippines city of Tacloban they're being looted by residents struggling to survive in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan
"We're still waiting for reports" from relatives and friends, says the president of Juneau's Filipino Community Inc.
The Philippines is just now starting to assess the damage caused by the landfall of one of the most powerful tropical cyclones in recorded history.
Meteorologists weren't holding back Friday after watching in amazement as Typhoon Haiyan roared over the Philippines with pounding rain and top sustained winds approaching 200 mph as it neared the coast.
“Vote for Halibut instead of the folks that are in power,” says this fisherman from Sitka, Alaska who wishes to remain anonymous. Passersby in … more
The lead plaintiff's home in Kipnuk is uninhabitable because of spring floods, melting permafrost and erosion.