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Touring by Tesla

Touring by TeslaGuy Hall is an electric car evangelist. He drove from the California-Mexico border to Fairbanks in a Tesla Model S to spread the word.

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western Alaska

Subsistence hunters helping test food security in western AlaskaThe Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium is distributing the paper to subsistence hunters to collect blood specimens from subsistence mammals.

High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchers

High-tech bird decoy fools flycatchersJulie Hagelin needed a fake bird. She found one in an unexpected place.

New geotags to shed light on Auklet migrations

New geotags to shed light on Auklet migrationsEvery summer, thousands of tiny auklets flock to the Aleutian Islands to nest. But scientists don’t know where the seabirds go in the winter.

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?

Is the mine tailings dam failure in B.C. a warning for Alaska?Monday’s tailings dam failure could threaten Southeast Alaska salmon fisheries. Critics say similar dams closer to the border could suffer the same fate.

Report: Alaska tourists may shift to new areas because of climate change

Report: Alaska tourists may shift to new areas because of climate changeA retreating Mendenhall Glacier, for example, could affect organic food supply for Auke Bay whales, salmon

Tracks across Greenland ice, 60 years apart

Tracks across Greenland ice, 60 years apartOn top of an ice body more than two miles thick, Chris Polashenski last summer hoped to find a candy wrapper that might have fallen from Carl Benson's pocket 60 years ago.

Donors pay to test seawater for traces of Fukushima radiation

Donors pay to test seawater for traces of Fukushima radiationRadiation experts don't believe there is cause for alarm on our shores, but some coastal residents are stepping forward to pay for seawater testing just to be sure.

Sea lion necropsy reveals no clear answers

Sea lion necropsy reveals no clear answersA dead sea lion that washed up on the beach at Refuge Cove was dissected Thursday in hopes of finding out what caused the death.

Whale collision with Kennicott under investigation

NOAA law enforcement officials are currently investigating a collision between the state ferry Kennicott and a humpback whale near Kodiak.