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Despite tensions, US, Russia vow cooperation in the Arctic

...strategy later this year in Paris.The Arctic's rising sea levels could have drastic effects around the world, changing coastlines and inundating small islands, and potentially hitting low-lying areas from Bangladesh to Florida the hardest. While Kerry...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/despite-tensions-us-russia-vow-cooperat
State
Off the Beaten Path: The mysteries of Yakobi Island, part I

...days before Bering and his crew sighted land near Yakutat.For three days the St. Paul sailed north, giving the rugged coastline a wide berth, before reaching latitude 58 and sighting an inlet the captain believed offered a suitable landing. Many historians...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-04-24/beaten-path-mysteries-yakobi-island-
Outdoors
My Turn: Alaska's Marine Highway is too important to let this legislature run it aground

...residents and businesses of coastal Alaska and a resource of significant economic benefit both along and far beyond the state's coastline.People in all communities where ferries dock, and all along the state's highways, overwhelmingly agree that Alaska's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-04-12/my-turn-alaskas-marine-highway-too-im
Opinion
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...give the petroleum industry access to the southern Atlantic coastline, the eastern Gulf of Mexico and more of Alaska's coast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/040210/sta_599507591.shtml
News
My Turn: Negotiating the rapids of Arctic, Alaska oil and natural gas reserves

...and resource development issues.The Arctic environment is changing rapidly, especially with regard to the erosion of the coastlines from storm surges, early breakup and late freeze of ice and shifts in density; and the composition of the Arctic flora and...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-03-03/my-turn-negotiating-rapids-arctic-ala
Opinion

...opportunity to stay for up to two weeks at the scenic and historic Ernest Gruening Cabin. The cabin is nestled along the coastline of Amalga harbor. The cabin was the territorial governor's summer retreat and is listed on the National Register of Historic...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-25-0
Art
Flipping Douglas Island

...serve all the future West Douglas development nodes down the coastline.It would have dense housing, including beachfront properties...had summer homes on West Douglas. Little cabins dotted the coastline, as did smokehouses.When President Richard Nixon signed...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...of Puerto Vallarta, resembled a car chase, except nobody was chasing us. The water taxi from Boca to Yelapa skirted the coastline just outside and atop massive breakers from 25 foot swells. No one wore life vests. None were apparent. Once on the dock...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-0
Art
Rebuilding coral reefs -- with art and electricity

...with this is that it's a direct relation - a transformation of the relationship that coastal communities have with direct coastline," she said. "The projects I've seen ... are functional, symbolic and way to transform awareness ... if you're...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11
Art
Becoming Alaskan: How I survived the high seas of Sitka

...cushiest looking plastic bench.For the next million-and-a-half hours we trolled the rolling waves along the Sitka coastline. Every once in a while I'd lift my head to look at the adorable sea otters or check the distance between myself and the...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-02-22/becoming-alaskan-how-i-survived-hig
Neighbors

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