In 2008, Cook Inlet beluga whales were listed as endangered. Their numbers still continue to drop: There are fewer than 300 today, and they’re steadily declining.
Project managers say the challenge encourages rocket designs that are flexible, upgradeable and ready to go in a short period of time.
The first “Blob” decimated fisheries, caused a mass seabird die-off and spurred toxic algal blooms up and down the coast. As Alaska braced for the second heat wave, it disappeared — at least for now.
Climate change is threatening Alaska’s longstanding reputation for sustainable fisheries. In just a few months, Gulf of Alaska cod may be losing its blue sticker.
In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
Six Coast Guard service members and three Navy sailors were hospitalized in Kodiak on Wednesday evening after a Coast Guard and Navy vessel collision.
A&E series “Alaska PD” follows law enforcement in Kodiak, Petersburg, Kotzebue and Fairbanks. A promotional video casts the show as exciting and dramatic, chock-full of wildlife and violent crime.
It’s difficult to find Kodiak fishermen still planning to fish the upcoming season — most have moved on to other fish, new waters, and even different lines of work.
The report says that Alaska has been breaking so many climate records over the last five years, it suggests the state has crossed a threshold into increasingly rapid ecosystem changes.
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.