The U.S Department of the Interior is putting $75 million toward community relocation efforts for three U.S. tribes struggling with the consequences of a changing climate. Among the recipients is Newtok, where the Ninglick River has edged closer and closer to the community’s school as the frozen ground under the community melts away. Most of…
Snails and mussels are particularly important to commercially harvested fish like halibut and yellowfin sole, along with being prey for the Pacific walruses.
The U.S. is enduring its worst poultry health disaster, with some 52.7 million birds dead. Unlike another recent outbreaks, this one has lasted through the summer — and it’s still going strong.
The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.
Under a revenue-sharing agreement, Goldbelt would contribute $10 million to the project and would get between 10-25% of gondola revenue.
By noon, Alaska Seaplanes had canceled a flight to Tenakee Springs and anticipated canceling another to Pelican due to the wind.
The only other bear diagnosed with the strain was an adult female black bear in Quebec.
The changing climate has left Alaska communities to reckon with problems ranging from eroding shorelines and riverbanks to bacteria-infested waterways.
Some 927 whale sightings were reported by Alaska cruise lines this year.
Numerous studies and Indigenous whalers’ reports are documenting more killer whales spending more time and making more predation attempts in far-north waters.