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 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.
The Boeing 737 was slowing down when the flight crew noticed a sow and a cub crossing the runway, according to a statement from Alaska Airlines.
Biologists are worried about the future of the local population after a record number of bears were killed in defense of life and property this year.
A Fish and Game biologist said they had “closed down pretty much the entire island, which I don’t think we’ve ever done before.”
Environmental groups have expressed concern that the Navy does not do enough to mitigate its impact on marine life, from whales and porpoises down to zooplankton.
Black bears usually den up in a hollow tree or excavate part of its roots around Halloween when food resources become limited and snow covers the ground.
“Everyone at first was perplexed, like, ‘What is it? Is it a fox? Is it a weasel? Is it a mink? Like, what could this be?’”
Alex Trebek visited and donated to the Musk Ox Farm in Palmer for more than three decades.