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Seismic flare-ups leave scientists searching for answers

Seismic flare-ups leave scientists searching for answersRecently, Alaska’s seen a flurry of volcanic eruptions and sizable earthquakes and it’s got scientists wondering how all the activity might be connected.

Obama administration shines spotlight on oceans

Obama administration shines spotlight on oceansPresident Obama announced he intends to vastly expand the Pacific Remote Islands marine sanctuary, putting a swath of the south-central Pacific off-limits to fishing and energy development.

Seismic storm continues in Noatak with fifth 5.7 quake

Seismic storm continues in Noatak with fifth 5.7 quakeThe seismic storm in the far western arm of the Brooks Range that began nearly two months ago continued early Monday morning.

Invasive species could increase as climate warms

Invasive species could increase as climate warmsElodea is the only known invasive aquatic plant in Alaska. Since being discovered near Fairbanks in 2010, it has taken root in 15 of the state’s rivers, lakes and streams.

Arctic Alaska is a different kind of place

Arctic Alaska is a different kind of placeSlicing through the top quarter of the Alaska map, the Arctic Circle marks the boundary of perpetual light. North of the line, the sun won't set on summer solstice.

Groups seek decision on status of Southeast wolves

Groups seek decision on status of Southeast wolvesConservation groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Washington D.C. seeking a decision on the status of wolf populations in Southeast Alaska.

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks Range

Earthquakes swarm the Brooks RangeAn “earthquake swarm” is hitting the Brooks Range. Seismologists do not know why it is occurring or if it will continue.

Wolf population declining in Denali National Park

Wolf population declining in Denali National ParkThis spring, the count was the fourth lowest in 30 years.

Unusual seismic activity continues near Noatak

Unusual seismic activity continues near NoatakStrong earthquake activity continues near Noatak, with a strong aftershock recorded last week.

Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast Alaska

Update: Earthquake shakes Southeast AlaskaA 5.8 earthquake hit the northern Lynn Canal area this morning just before 4 a.m.