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Shishaldin Volcano’s eruption hits one-year mark

Shishaldin Volcano’s eruption hits one-year markWednesday marks one year since Shishaldin Volcano woke up on the Alaska Peninsula in January 2014, and didn’t go back to sleep.

Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls out

Aleutian marine sanctuary proposal stalls outThe federal government has turned down a request to create a vast marine reserve around the Aleutian Islands.

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to Juneau

Task force offers plan to entice more federal research jobs to JuneauAbout 75 percent of the Alaska Fisheries Science Center’s nearly 340 employees are based in Seattle and other parts of the Pacific Northwest.

Science societies oppose old-growth logging

Science societies oppose old-growth loggingMore scientists have joined a campaign to stop old-growth logging in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into Nome

Ash from Russian volcano diverts nightly flight into NomeAsh from a Russian volcano diverted the nightly flight into Nome Thursday.

Middle school students build mobile app for Haines visitors

Middle school students build mobile app for Haines visitorsThis summer, when visitors to Haines wonder where the best restaurants, hotels and shops are, they’ll find out: there’s an app for that.

Experiment looks for slow earthquakes under Unalaska

Experiment looks for slow earthquakes under UnalaskaScientists are looking for the slow earthquakes underneath the Aleutians.

Canadian Archipelago likely to become important polar bear conservation region

Canadian Archipelago likely to become important polar bear conservation regionA new study by the U.S. Geological Survey suggests polar bears are in the midst of a generations-long migration to areas that still have year-round sea ice.

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continue

Snowless Southeast weather expected to continueIf the trend continues, snowpacks will be smaller and hydropower plants could run out of water in the summer. Salmon streams could run low, making it harder for fry to leave and adults to spawn.

Far-out science at giant gathering on Earth and space

Far-out science at giant gathering on Earth and spaceFollowing a press conference at the enormous fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco, an unusual sound was heard in a room of reporters: Applause.