While the new advisory committee for the Pebble Partnership met for the first-time in Anchorage on Monday, opponents of the Pebble Mine gathered outside for a rally.
Blue king crabs around the Pribilof Islands are getting their first major assessment in more than 30 years.
On many Alaska beaches, plastic washes up faster than it can be picked up. The remote locations and mountains of plastic make Chris Pallister’s clean up work incredibly expensive.
A 21-year-old with no experience in construction, Diane Schenker convinced the union office manager of the Pipeliners 798 to let her work with an all-male crew of welders from the South.
Southcentral Alaska’s only gas supplier wants to boost residential bills by 4.6 percent to pay for mostly infrastructure investments.
Some climate researchers believe that we are at the point where we can’t reduce our emissions enough to make a difference in the Arctic, so a group of Arizona physicists have hatched a plan to refreeze the Arctic with the help of 10 million wind-powered pumps.
Instead of selling their trees directly, Chugach Alaska Corporation is selling the carbon stored in those trees. There’s a market for this in California, and it recently opened up to Alaskan landowners.
To readers 40 years later, John McPhee’s 1977 book about Alaska “Coming into the Country” is still relevant and still popular.
John Borg hosts literary tourists who come through Eagle, Alaska, in the summer looking for characters from John McPhee’s book Coming into the Country.
In January 2017, Alaska’s Energy Desk celebrates the 40th anniversary of Coming into the Country, John McPhee’s book that shared Alaska with the world.