The smell of diesel and rainbow sheen on a Douglas Island creek in July led environmental responders on a complicated three-month hunt to a leaking underground fuel tank.
Wild Pacific Northwest salmon face a bleak future, boasting but a tiny fraction of their historical population size, according to collaboration between salmon biologists and conservation advocates.
It’s hard to imagine that oceans in the far north once teemed with ancient marine reptiles. But 145 million years ago, that’s exactly what was happening.
A tsunami warning was posted Saturday evening for the outer coast of Southeast Alaska from Cape Decision to to the tip of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Two earthquakes, magnitude 7.7 and 5.8, were reported near the Queen Charlotte Islands at about 7:04 and 7:14 Alaska time Saturday night. Several additional afterschocks were also reported Saturday…
A recent episode of the Discovery Channel series Deadliest Catch could be used as evidence in a criminal case.
Auke Creek salmon are running earlier and for fewer days than 40 years ago, according to decades of research.
Sealaska, Southeast’s regional Native corporation, is testing wood-powered generators at a Hoonah mill. If they work, they could be used to reduce energy costs in other small Southeast cities.
Scientists view climate change as one of the world’s most pressing long-term problems. But the issue has barely surfaced in the U.S. presidential race.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks realized a dream over the weekend, with the launch of a new arctic research vessel.
Pacific Northwest shoreline debris estimates are based on previous studies of Pacific Ocean currents.