The festival will include a cultural summit, an Indigenous peoples’ forum, traditional sports competitions and a 43-mile boat crossing of the Bering Strait.
Seal meat makes up a good portion of what’s in subsistence hunters’ freezers in Kotzebue. But the sea ice the seals haul out on is diminishing, and new research shows that’s shortening the window to hunt seals.
The melting has implications for people far from Greenland. The ice loss is helping drive sea level rise, threatening coastal communities around the world with flooding.
The announcement calls for a new study that will be a supplement to the 2019 environmental impact statement conducted by the Trump administration.
Climate specialist Rick Thoman says the likelihood of these storms becoming more common is high and will continue to rise as our climate changes.
As bumblebees have declined in parts of the Lower 48, they’re apparently thriving in Alaska, even in the high Arctic.
If dinosaurs were migrating, they would have had very little time to move to lower latitudes with newborns, which suggests that the animals did not, in fact migrate.
Officials are still examining the substance in a lab to determine what it is, but DEC suspects it’s black tar or asphalt.
There are several communities in close proximity to new fires.
A Defense Department spokesman said three cities are under consideration for housing the Ted Stevens Center: Anchorage, Colorado Springs and Washington, D.C.