Forest Service is livestreaming an underwater camera from near the Mendenhall Glacier Visitors Center
Is the North Pacific humpback whale no longer endangered? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration could decide as early as today whether to pursue taking the whale off the Endangered Species list.
What helps – or hurts – the health of Gulf of Alaska’s fisheries? More than 40 scientists from 11 institutions are searching for answers as part of a five-year study of the gulf’s vast ecosystem.
Move over, Earth. There’s another blue planet in town — or at least in our corner of the Milky Way.
After last year’s disastrous fishing season, the Parnell administration launched a 5-year, $30 million effort to find out more about salmon life cycles in the ocean.
NASA is sending a reliable servant into a retirement that will end with a fiery re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere in about 65 years.
The United States’ only heavy icebreaker will soon be back in service after a four-year, $90 million renovation.
The eruption at Pavlof Volcano, on the Alaska Peninsula, has picked up again. The volcano is spewing ash to 28,000-feet, the highest it’s reached since the unrest started in early May.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says a 6-foot wave that hit the East Coast earlier this month was a rare tsunami.
New observations of a fairly well-studied star have revealed a system with at least six planets, three of which are in the star’s habitable zone. This is the first time that three such planets have been spotted orbiting in this zone in the same system.