Ester photographer wins international competition

...William Blake's famous poem "The Tyger" appears in the world today. Yates won first place for his photograph "Counting Coastlines" out of 99 entries, with the other two finalists coming from Northern Ireland and Israel. The Blake Society seeks to honour...
Analysis: Offshore drilling could tap large supplies

NEW YORK - Opening more of America's coastlines to oil and natural gas drilling won't cut energy prices anytime soon. And it won't greatly reduce the U.S. dependence on...
Judges say Arctic offshore lease sale was flawed

...adequate assessment is completed on drilling's possible effects on polar bears, walrus, ice seals, endangered whales and coastlines used by Alaska Native subsistence hunters."President Obama now has the chance to do right by the Arctic and the planet...
State | AK legislature
Legislative News in Brief bill encouraging coastline developmentA bill that would encourage investment and development on the United States' coastlines was introduced Tuesday by Alaska's congressional delegation. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Mark Begich and Rep. Don Young...
A king without its crown

...possibly down the Alexander Archipelago toward British Columbia or Washington. They also know king salmon hang closer to coastlines than other species.But when it comes to digesting down the impacts affecting the productivity of king salmon in Alaska...
State | Local
Three Poles: The Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas connection

...emperor penguin; face similar ecological challenges; shelter the planet's primary water and ice resources impacting oceans, coastlines, and water-tables; and are fragile, specialized ecosystems. While the Arctic is an ocean basin surrounded by continents...
A Trip South: Dear topes

...and city as the long lost traveling sons who finally had returned home. After more than three months traveling Mexico's coastlines, from Tijuana to La Paz, San Blas to Tapachula, and thousands upon thousands of topes later, we have now crossed into...
Encroaching sea already a threat in Caribbean nations

...wealthier island of Barbados has been building a kilometer-long breakwater and waterfront promenade to help protect fragile coastlines. In most cases, international money is pouring in to kick-start "soft engineering" efforts restoring natural buffers...
Debris gets local, federal attention

...much tsunami-generated debris is on its way towards the coastlines of Alaska and other Pacific states, but the first waves of...currents are carrying other materials to the U.S. and Canadian coastlines, with wind and ocean currents carrying them one widely scattered...
Coastal Management debate produces agreement

...Coastal Management program, said under federal law, states with such programs get control over federal activities on their coastlines."We rule over the federal government," she said. "This is the only program that does that, this is an incredible power...


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