The Climate Prediction Center says there is now a 65 percent likelihood of an El Niño developing this summer.
As the U.S. Coast Guard plans for an increased presence in the Arctic, its taking stock of what its environmental impact will be in the years to come.
Scientific study of Alaska earthquakes is beginning to ramp up significantly as the NSF deploys a new network of seismic sensors this summer.
Just two weeks after the strongest earthquake in the region in more than 30 years, residents of Noatak and others near the far western edge of the Brooks Range felt another series of powerful quakes over the weekend.
Three rarely seen whales beached on Alaska’s coast last year, and NOAA Fisheries is investigating whether human activity contributed to the strandings.
A sick snowmachine awaits rescue here on the snow-covered ice of this boot-shaped lake.
Minecraft is a way to get kids to think critically, collaborate, and solve problems, which is why they've made Minecraft part of a graduate education course.
News of HAARP's imminent shut-down has alarmed the scientific community.
A worker at the Toolik Field Station research camp in blue-white hills north of the Brooks Range has proclaimed this the first day of summer.
Scientist Ben Jones invited me on his annual spring journey to 60 lakes that are among the thousands that pock the map of northern Alaska.