The Trump administration is close to auctioning off drilling rights for the land in northeast Alaska — potentially just days before President-elect Joe Biden takes office in January. But to what degree will the industry participate?
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is forecasting a harvest of 28 million pinks in the region next summer. This year’s catch wound up at 8.1 million pinks, roughly the same harvest as two years ago.
The literal translation is “life of the free air.”
Scientists hope new air monitors in Southeast port communities will provide some hard data on air pollution from cruise ships.
Text messages and meeting notes show that behind the scenes, leaders of the Alaska Department of Natural Resources have been collaborating with Pebble to create the final piece of Pebble’s application.
The eastern Interior town of Tok has Alaska’s first and only electric-powered school bus.
Scientists say pollock can migrate much further north and stay there for longer as winters warm and sea ice melts.
After a reshuffling of corporate debt and with copper and gold prices rising, Heatherdale Resources plans to resume work by the end of this month.
The Marine Mammal Commission estimated that 1,300 belugas were in Cook Inlet in 1972. Now there are fewer than 269 whales left.
Conservation groups say the Trump administration is rushing the process to open ANWR before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.