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Agreement Would Halt Commercial Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Agreement Would Halt Commercial Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Officials from 10 countries have reached a legally binding agreement to abstain from commercial fishing in 1.1 million square miles of the Central Arctic Ocean for at least 16 years, while research is conducted to learn more about marine life there. The area is roughly the size of…

Skiers, Snowmachiners Help Improve Snow Models

Skiers, Snowmachiners Help Improve Snow Models

Snow falling silently on Alaska’s mountains will in a few months transform into a medium for migrating salmon, and so much more. “That snowflake that falls on the mountain now is water that flows in streams and rivers late in summer,” said Gabe Wolken, a glaciologist who works…

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

Pioneer scientist determined aurora height over Alaska

“Professor Fuller Drops Dead in Garden.” So reads the headline in the Farthest-North Collegian newspaper of June 1, 1935. In the story, an unnamed writer described how the the wife of the only physics professor at the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines screamed when she found…

Biologist Trapper Retires after Helping Transform Aleutians

Biologist Trapper Retires after Helping Transform Aleutians

On Halloween 2017, Alaskan Steve Ebbert, 56, retired from his job as an invasive species biologist. His longtime…

Added Arctic Data Shows Global Warming Didn’t Pause

Added Arctic Data Shows Global Warming Didn’t Pause

Gaps in Arctic temperature data caused a misperception that global warming slowed from 1998 to 2012, according to…

Beavers Slapping Tails on Far-North Waters

Beavers Slapping Tails on Far-North Waters

Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space.…

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

AVTEC’s Alaska Maritime Training Center Receives $95,000 Donation from Andeavor

SEWARD, Alaska— The AVTEC Alaska Maritime Training Center announced today that it received a donation of $95,000 from…

Salmon Complete 1,000-Mile Journey, and Life

Salmon Complete 1,000-Mile Journey, and Life

MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this…

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