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Where are the Yukon Chinooks Headed?

Where are the Yukon Chinooks Headed?

In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It’s more than just a fish, it’s a culture,” Brown said to the Fairbanks crowd, many of them Alaska Natives. Brown is the lead author on a paper in which…

Largest Earthquake on the Planet, Until Proven Otherwise

Largest Earthquake on the Planet, Until Proven Otherwise

What’s this? Another aftershock? That’s hundreds now, each fainter than the last. Sorry, I guess I’ve moved on. I should pay more attention, given that you — a 7.9 deep in the seafloor not far from Kodiak — are the most powerful earthquake on the planet since the one…

Utqiagvik, Where the Climate has Changed

Utqiagvik, Where the Climate has Changed

Two things happened on top of the world this week. In Utqiagvik (formerly Barrow), on Jan. 22 the sun topped the horizon for the first time since mid-November. The day before that, Jan. 21, was the first time since Halloween the town’s thermometers recorded a below-normal daily average…

Supreme Court Rejects Oil Industry Challenge to Endangered Species Protection for Bearded Seals

Supreme Court Rejects Oil Industry Challenge to Endangered Species Protection for Bearded Seals

WASHINGTON— The U.S. Supreme Court today declined a challenge to federal protection of bearded seals in Alaska under…

Image of Porcupine Herd Travels cross country

Image of Porcupine Herd Travels cross country

  Image 1-John Wright stands next to his 1979 panoramic photo of the Porcupine  caribou herd in the…

Dippers Swim Alaska Rivers Throughout Winter

Dippers Swim Alaska Rivers Throughout Winter

On the upper Chena River in the heart of a cold winter, a songbird appeared on a gravel…

Research Reveals Evidence of New Population of Ancient Native Americans

Research Reveals Evidence of New Population of Ancient Native Americans

Genetic analysis of ancient DNA from a 6-week-old infant found at an Interior Alaska archaeological site has revealed…

New Digital Systems Sharpen Alaska Caribou Counts

New Digital Systems Sharpen Alaska Caribou Counts

(Fairbanks) — Counting caribou in Alaska’s largest herds has become more effective, thanks to a pair of newly…

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