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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.

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidification

Southwest, Southeast Alaska face highest risks from ocean acidificationCoastal communities in Alaska that depend on fisheries were warned Tuesday to prepare for the impacts of ocean acidification.

Research team sets out for Islands of the Four Mountains

Research team sets out for Islands of the Four MountainsA group of researchers left Unalaska this past weekend for a remote part of the central Aleutians: the Islands of the Four Mountains.

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvements

Planning underway for Mendenhall Glacier visitor improvementsProposed changes could highlight link between greenhouse gas emissions and retreating glacier at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

Are Southeast Alaska’s recent earthquakes connected?

Are Southeast Alaska’s recent earthquakes connected?State Seismologist Michael West with the Alaska Earthquake Information Center says it’s unclear if the seismic events are related

Watch the sockeye come up Steep Creek

Watch the sockeye come up Steep CreekU.S. Forest Service fish cam near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is back online

POW bat tests positive for rabies, prompts warning

POW bat tests positive for rabies, prompts warningA bat infected with rabies was found earlier this month on Prince of Wales Island.