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Scientists use satellites to track polar bears

Scientists use satellites to track polar bearsThe U.S. Geological Survey recently started tracking polar bears using high resolution satellites.

Alaska.com email address to expire at the end of the year

Alaska.com email address to expire at the end of the yearAbout 3,000 GCI customers with Alaska.com accounts will have to change their email addresses.

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and waves

Alaska harnesses power of tides, rivers, and wavesWith 90 percent of the nation’s tidal power, and a good chunk of its wave and river energy, Alaska’s quickly become the epicenter for this budding technology.

‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong Passion

‘Among Wolves’ Details Researcher’s Lifelong PassionThe University of Alaska Press recently published a book detailing one biologist’s lifelong effort to chronicle the lives of wolves that live inside the boundary of Denali Park and Preserve.

The decades old mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska Range

The decades old mystery of 53 dead caribou in the Alaska RangeForty-two years ago, an Army helicopter pilot spotted dozens of dead caribou.

Mendenhall flood waters begin to recede

Mendenhall flood waters begin to recedeAfter setting a flooding record, waters have begun to recede on Mendenhall Lake and River.

Jökulhlaup floods Mendenhall Lake and River

Jökulhlaup floods Mendenhall Lake and RiverRecord water levels expected by early Friday evening

Rare Ribbon Seal sighted in Prince William Sound

Rare Ribbon Seal sighted in Prince William SoundFederal wildlife technicians got a rare treat in Prince William Sound yesterday when they spotted a ribbon seal hauled out on the ice.

Alaska Marine Advisory Program tracks the effectiveness of whale pingers

Alaska Marine Advisory Program tracks the effectiveness of whale pingersIn Alaska whale pingers are used to deter whales from running into purse seines and gill nets.

Air Force delays scrapping HAARP; UAF seeks takeover deal

Air Force delays scrapping HAARP; UAF seeks takeover dealThe Air Force has agreed to delay its plans to demolish the $300 million HAARP research facility near Glennallen.