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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.

Earthquake rattles Yakutat; felt in Whitehorse; No damage reported

Earthquake rattles Yakutat; felt in Whitehorse; No damage reportedA strong earthquake near the Canadian border rattled portions of Southern Alaska and the Yukon Territory just before 4 yesterday morning.

Tracking salmon to their birth streams

Tracking salmon to their birth streamsIn research for his college degree, Sean Brennan used strontium's unique qualities to track salmon in an Alaska river.

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on plankton

Arctic climate researchers zoom in on planktonThey’re not recognizable like polar bears or whales. But phytoplankton are a key part of life in the Arctic -- and now, they're at the center of a new research effort to predict how the region will respond to climate change.

Jökulhlaup triggers flooding on Taku River

Jökulhlaup triggers flooding on Taku RiverWater levels started rising dramatically on Tuesday on the Taku River located south of Juneau.

Canadian Coast Guard arctic monitors hit communications snag

Canadian Coast Guard arctic monitors hit communications snagCanada’s Coast Guard is suffering from crossed wires at their only manned field station in the Arctic.

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.