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NASA: No excessive methane emissions from Alaska

...Fairbanks' Natalia Shakhova found that 17 teragrams of methane are escaping each year, and from various Siberian and Alaska lakes, where UAF's Katey Walter Anthony has led projects to measure methane bubbles.While Alaska contains some localized...
Agency to consider listing for lake seals

...Fisheries Service announced Thursday it will consider listing a population of harbor seals that live in a freshwater Alaska lake as a threatened or endangered species, a decision that could affect the massive Pebble Mine development project.The...
Alaskans can help prevent Elodea infestations

...control the spread of Elodea, an invasive aquatic plant that is threatening fish habitat and recreational activities in Alaska lakes and slow-moving rivers in Southcentral Alaska and the Fairbanks area.As part of these efforts, agencies are encouraging...
Group petitions to protect Alaska lake seals

...ANCHORAGE - An environmental group is seeking endangered species protection for Pacific harbor seals that live in an Alaska lake.The Center for Biological Diversity on Monday petitioned to list 250 to 350 seals that live in Iliamna Lake 200 miles...
SEACC sues to block Kensington

...have a different point of view. The driftnetters are worried "that this opens the door for other companies to propose Alaska lakes as waste dumps for mines," said Warren Johnson, vice president of the Bristol Bay Driftnetters Association. The...
Hatcheries may not be able to turn out ready-to-catch trout, chinook

ANCHORAGE - The stocking of ready-to-catch fish in Interior and Southcentral Alaska lakes may be threatened because two state hatcheries are losing their source of cheap heat. Hatcheries at Elmendorf Air Force Base and...
Northwest Digest

...Search goes on for missing SE biologist KETCHIKAN - The search continued Monday for a biologist swept away in a Southeast Alaska lake after some of his clothing was found at the bottom of a waterfall. Ricardo Sainz, 42, has been missing since Thursday...
Oregon and Alaska fish stories

...maintained to sustain this species of fish. Dolly Varden is a popular game fish found in abundance throughout Southeast Alaska. Lake Dorothy Hydroelectric Inc. officials have been responsibly engaged in addressing issues related to fisheries and water...
Alaska Digest

...going missing was found Wednesday, a day after one of the boaters' bodies was found submerged in a popular interior Alaska lake. Searchers on Tuesday found the body of New York state native Liza Lomando, 20, about one-eighth of a mile from...
SEACC was right in its legal actions

...above public health and well being, and above environmental protection. If the courts allow Coeur to turn a pristine Alaska lake into a mine dump, it will set a dangerous legal precedent, placing other lakes, rivers and U.S. waters at risk...


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