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‘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.

Historic quake disrupts life, habitat in Aleutians

Historic quake disrupts life, habitat in AleutiansAt a magnitude 7.9, the deep-sea earthquake that struck on June 23 was the most powerful to hit the Western Aleutians in 50 years.

National Geographic remaps melting Arctic

National Geographic remaps melting ArcticArctic sea ice is rapidly shrinking, but National Geographic is only on its ninth edition of its Atlas of the World since 1963.

Lacking sea ice, seal pups populate Nome beaches

Lacking sea ice, seal pups populate Nome beachesSea ice broke up earlier this spring following a warm winter, and without ice to sunbathe on, the seal pups have been heading to the beaches.