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A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxide

A cool idea for locking up carbon dioxide

Jim Beget spends much of his time digging for clues from long ago, like when a volcanic island might have collapsed into the sea, sending giant waves to distant shores.
Restoration plan taking longer than expected

Restoration plan taking longer than expected

Government attorneys say a restoration plan for addressing lingering effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill is taking longer than expected to complete.…

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

Northern Alaska joins the cryosphere

It's mid-October, 118 miles from the Arctic Circle. Time for a walk to work.…

The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

The mammoth mystery of St. Paul Island

One foggy day on St. Paul Island, a woolly mammoth stepped onto a trapdoor of greenery. It plunged thirty feet to the floor of a…

Electric vehicle owners power up at Eagle Beach

Electric vehicle owners power up at Eagle Beach

Local businesses and nonprofits raised $50,000 to install a network of electric vehicle charging stations on the Juneau road system…

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Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?

Why was interior Alaska green during the last ice age?

During our planet's most recent cold period, a slab of ice smothered Manhattan. Canada looked like Antarctica but…

Extreme weather events tied to loss of Arctic sea ice

Extreme weather events tied to loss of Arctic sea ice

Latest research published this month in journal Nature Communications…

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

Sarah Silas, 89, smiled as she remembered an earthquake that shook her village more than 60 years ago.…

Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

Will Lentz, a reader from Fairbanks, asks a question that flares every fall: why do some aspens turn…

Researchers seek funding for buoy providing vital wave data in the Bering Sea

Researchers seek funding for buoy providing vital wave data in the Bering Sea

Funding is set to expire at the end of this season, which means the buoy is in need…

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