A judge ruled that an environmental review of ConocoPhillips’ exploration work did not violate federal conservation laws, as the Nuiqsut tribal government and environmental groups alleged.
Ash eruption at Shishaldin Volcano in the Aleutian Islands has intensified, sending an ash cloud 27,000 feet in the air.
By using heat-sensing cameras to detect dens, and accepting strict limits on when to survey, impacts could be dramatically reduced.
Around 900 names were submitted for the contest and a little over 2,600 votes were cast. Nushagak and Mulchatna received a little more than 25% of the votes, just edging out Yellowstone and Old Faithful.
The Arctic climate is rapidly and dramatically changing, with continued warming of the air, land and sea. That’s according to the 2019 Arctic Report Card from NOAA.
The maiden flight represents a milestone in the long process of reducing the aviation industry’s emissions, noise and costs by electrifying short-to-medium distance commercial flying.
There’s no mine yet at the Palmer Project site. But a small cadre of scientists live there for half the year, looking for minerals.
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.
With warmer conditions, there’s less dissolved oxygen in the water. Salmon can have a tougher chance at survival.
The Ounalashka Corp. and Chena Power have formed a company to develop a geothermal project at nearby Makushin Volcano. Unalaska city officials support the new project.