- Last year, the sawfly munched on about 40,000 acres of hemlock in Southeast Alaska. This year, that number ballooned to close to 400,000 acres of damage.
- The case, Sinnok v. State of Alaska, is being brought by 16 young Alaskans arguing that current policy violates their right to "a stable climate system" under the state constitution.
- A new fight is brewing over black cod because there are so many of them — possibly as a result of the ocean’s warming waters.
A coalition of groups is challenging EPA’s decision to throw out what some saw as a “preemptive veto” of the proposed copper and gold mine.
On Monday, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service published its decision not to protect yellow cedar under the Endangered Species Act.
The Columbia made regular thousand mile runs between Bellingham, Washington, and Skagway, and takes a water sample every two minutes. But now she is tied up in Ketchikan’s south berth for the foreseeable future.
A dozen Alaska brown bears in Katmai National Park and Preserve are competing for the title of fattest bear during the park’s annual Fat Bear Week.
BP has operated in Alaska for over half a century and has long had a hand in running the state’s biggest oilfield, Prudhoe Bay. The oil company’s plans to exit the state have left hundreds of workers in limbo.