More than 75 U.S. and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest.
ANCHORAGE - The first video of life on Arctic sea ice from a polar bear point of view has been released by the U.S. Geological Survey.
ANCHORAGE - An Alaska village sued the U.S. Interior Department on Wednesday after it rejected a road through a national wildlife refuge that could improve access to emergency flights at a nearby all-weather airport.
ANCHORAGE - Rumblings under Alaska's Pavlof Volcano have diminished, but scientists are keeping an eye on the state's most active volcano in case it sends up another ash cloud.
ANCHORAGE - Alaska state officials will study a federal plan to lower carbon pollutant emissions before weighing in on its effects, according to a Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner spokesman.
ANCHORAGE - Temperatures in the low 50s and continued light rain have allowed firefighters on the 286-square mile Funny River Fire to go on the offensive, a spokesman said Wednesday.
ANCHORAGE - A fire in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge grew to 31 square miles Wednesday and poured smoke into Soldotna and Kasilof but caused no known damage to structures, fire officials said.
ANCHORAGE - More than 75 U.S. and Canadian scientists have sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking for a policy to preserve what remains of America's old-growth forest. The scientists include two former chiefs of the U.S.
ANCHORAGE - Four conservation groups have petitioned the Interior Department to list an iconic Alaska tree as threatened or endangered because of climate change.
Three conservation groups have sued to force a federal agency to decide whether a rare Alaska wolf should be listed as endangered.
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