Scientists are hoping to map out the distribution of salmon across the North Pacific using new DNA techniques.
The course marks a big step toward Unangax̂ language revitalization.
The monthly food deliveries from the Food Bank of Alaska, with freight costs covered by Ravn Alaska, are part of an effort to combat food insecurity in the region.
Scientists say the images could help fill in some mysteries about the critically endangered whale population.
A new research project is building a timeline of mercury levels in the Aleutian Islands over the last few thousand years.
Each year, the crew maneuvers the nearly 400-foot, 13,000-ton icebreaker to cut a channel to McMurdo Station, the U.S. Antarctic Program’s logistics hub.
A total of 59 audio reels were saved from the project. On them are things like teachings from elder Bill Tcheripanoff in September of 1977, who was recorded talking to Unalaska students about an ulux̂tax̂, an Unangax̂ skin-on-frame sea kayak. There are clips of friends and families playing games in their homes, as well as lists of words translated into Unangam Tunuu.
Hours before tsunami waves arrived, sounds from the eruption reached Alaskans from Juneau to the Aleutians.
Alaska Native students are vastly underrepresented on college campuses. When it comes to STEM — fields that are especially dominated by white men — Alaska Native students face even greater barriers.
Alaskans are advised to move away from boats, marinas, and low-lying coastal areas as waves of around one foot — enough to cause dangerous currents — have already arrived in the Aleutians.