Alaskans may remember a few years ago, when huge numbers of common murres, a type of northern seabird, were washing up dead onshore.
Wrangell officials say they weren’t consulted about the local ADF&G office being on the governor’s chopping block. A budget document says it’ll save around $70,000 in general fund spending.
In an unprecedented response to historically low numbers of Pacific cod, the federal cod fishery in the Gulf of Alaska is closing for the 2020 season.
In 2018, Jonathan McGraw Jr. and two others were charged with illegally fishing in a scientific preserve near Whale Pass.
Over the past decade, federal officials have logged 77 incidents of vessels hitting whales in Alaska waters.
Three years ago, there were over 27,000 caribou in the Mulchatna Caribou Herd. Now, there are less than half of that.
At 62.3 million fish, 2018 broke the record for Bristol Bay’s largest run ever recorded. Biologists say that abundance won’t last.
Some veteran whalers say the absence of the marine mammals has been unprecedented, amid record-setting air and water temperatures.
A traveling interactive exhibit is designed to compel young people to care about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Alaska Republican Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration is coming to the aid of an oil company’s plans to search for oil in Cook Inlet, in the face of a lawsuit filed by environmental organizations.