Heat waves affected the most people by far.
Alaska wildfires have already burned 1 million acres, crossing that threshold earlier in the summer than in any summer in recent decades.
An isolated group of polar bears living on the rugged coast of southeast Greenland have figured out how to eke out a living, even though the sea ice there melts away early in the year.
The company that makes Sriracha told customers it will have to stop making the sauce for the next few months due to “severe weather conditions affecting the quality of chili peppers.”
The East Fork Fire in Western Alaska is the state’s largest at the moment, and it’s burning in a region where, just a couple decades ago, large fires would not have been expected at all.
A historically massive wildfire is threatening four villages on the Yukon River.
Warmer winters and thicker layers of insulating snow are spurring creation of more taliks, sections of ground that doesn’t freeze even in winter.
The changes in the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge fit a wider pattern of wildlife shifts that affect subsistence users.
The idea is to work together to develop technology, infrastructure and best practices so that cruises no longer pump greenhouse gases that cause global climate change into the atmosphere.
Last fall, Alaska Logistics left two barges to freeze in Y-K Delta rivers. One has dislodged and become a free-floating ghost barge, winding down the Kuskokwim River.