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Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in Juneau

Slideshow: Sikuliaq stops in JuneauUAF officials roll out gangplank for public to view new research vessel devoted to polar oceanography.

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriously

Juneau activists call on Murkowski to take climate change seriouslyWhile Sen. Lisa Murkowski barely mentioned climate change in her annual speech to the Alaska Legislature, a small crowd rallied outside to bring attention to the issue.

Quake shakes Southeast coast

Quake shakes Southeast coastShaker with preliminary magnitude of 4.4 was centered about 78 miles southwest of Haines.

In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell hears “real stories” about living with climate change

In Kivalina, Interior Secretary Jewell hears “real stories” about living with climate changeWhen you see it up close, you really get a much better feel for the passion, the fear, the importance to culture and lifestyle that’s all at risk here,” Jewell said.

Rafts of birds overwintering in the Bering Sea

Rafts of birds overwintering in the Bering SeaLike flecks of pepper on chowder, all of the spectacled eiders on the planet are now gathered amid sea ice and steaming open leads in the Bering Sea.

As Alaska warms, climate change an awkward subject for lawmakers

As Alaska warms, climate change an awkward subject for lawmakersEven though Alaska figures in discussion of climate change nationally, it’s rarely a major topic of conversation in Juneau.

NPFMC to review 50 percent cut on halibut bycatch

NPFMC to review 50 percent cut on halibut bycatchHalibut harvests have been on the decline in the Bering Sea for several years. But the amount that trawlers and catcher-processors are allowed to take incidentally has stayed the same.

The continued mystery of the Denali Gap

The continued mystery of the Denali GapNorth America's highest mountain should be a volcano.

String of earthquakes shakes up Pribilof Island

String of earthquakes shakes up Pribilof IslandMore than a dozen earthquakes have been recorded in between St. Paul and St. George since Friday afternoon.

Western Aleutian Steller Sea Lions potentially falling prey to sleeper sharks

Western Aleutian Steller Sea Lions potentially falling prey to sleeper sharksNobody has put much money into studying sharks. The latest data from a study that implanted high-tech tags in the animals suggests that maybe they should.