Exploring the realities of the 'butterfly effect' in Alaska

You might have heard the saying that a flutter of a butterfly's wings can change the course of the future. Juneau...debris piles in rivers may not be quite as fragile as a butterfly's wings, but they could well inspire their own sayings...
Phelps wins 100 butterfly at first meet in 8 months

MESA, Ariz. - Michael Phelps won the 100-meter butterfly at his first meet in eight months Thursday night, beginning his push to compete at a fifth Olympics next year.The 18-time...
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Ruffin heats up state championship pool

...80. 8, Hall, Ian (Homer) 297.55.Girls 100 Yard Butterfly -- 1, Min, Esther (Eagle River) 57.70. 2, Dayton...Cummiskey, Devon (Kodiak) 1:03.78.Boys 100 Yard Butterfly -- 1, Lindquist, Talon (Kodiak) 50.05. 2, Watkins...
Alaska Science Forum: Seventeen trillion wingbeats over Alaska

And they are here.Sluggish mosquitoes, sprung from the leaves where they overwintered. Moths and butterflies flitting the fields and south-facing slopes. Beetles skittering along in pinstripe-grooved exoskeletons. How many insects...
Butterfly sightings a familiar Alaska summer attraction

...and yellow striped butterflies you see fluttering...better known as "the butterfly guy," said. "You...butterflies when the butterflies are in caterpillar...most of the species of butterflies of Alaska were down...The average female butterfly lays about 200 eggs...
On the Trails: Recycling weaponry

...attentions to the re-use of weaponry among other creatures, we find a wealth of interesting cases. The example of monarch butterflies appeared briefly in a recent essay. A detailed catalog of known cases of weapon-recycling would occupy several books...
Public has chance to name new moth even less appealing than a sea lily, so the organization sent out emails reminding members and others that moths are butterflies without the bright colors that fly at night, not the daytime."We're trying to break the stigma against the moth. Give...
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My Turn: Terrified migrants - the crucible of our experiment in democracy

...on his transient migration to our shores.Biologists keep learning about the amazing annual migrations of sea turtles, butterflies, reindeer, African buffalo, sharks, whales, and both land and sea birds. They swim, run and fly in huge formations...
Beetles' biggest fan becomes dispatcher

...of contradictory," she added. "If everybody liked the color red, I always liked green. So as a kid, everybody liked butterflies, and I was like, well, I like beetles. So that was my thing."While the insectophile was always interested in bugs...
In search of Alaska's butterflies

...largest Arctic butterfly collection...with 75,000 butterflies and about 25...Alaska's butterfly season tends to be short. Butterflies go through...Alaska's prime butterfly season - when the adult butterflies emerge, mate...


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