A fossil of a marine reptile in Southeast Alaska has officially been declared a new species and Tlingit elders have named it after a well-known creature in their traditional stories.
It’s very similar for preparing for the regular flu season.
The Alaska Earthquake Center says there have been dozens of aftershocks since the Wednesday night quake in the Aleutian Islands. There is no tsunami threat expected.
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.