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Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...trajectories of five interrelated trends that were growing exponentially at that time: population, industrial output, food supply, use of non-renewable resources and pollution. The scientists, led by Donella and Dennis Meadows, published their...
Empire Editorial: Hope for best, prepare for worst

...days for folks residing down south.Zero days. That's how much the City and Borough of Juneau has in emergency food supplies.A press release this week from the state Department of Military and Veterans Affairs announced the department intends...
Avalanches cut off only road to Valdez

...taking the inconvenience in stride, city Clerk Sheri Pierce said."We're doing our best to let people know we have food supplies at the grocery stores," Pierce said.Fuel companies expect no shortages. Mail is being flown in, Pierce said...
DEC says Alaska fish are safe to eat

...Administration says that it hasn't found any evidence to-date that dangerous levels of radionuclides are in the U.S. food supply. The EPA also says their monitoring shows no dangerous level of radiation in Pacific fish. A report from the Proceedings...
Alaska renews push to amass emergency food stocks

...massive stockpile of emergency food supplies to be ready in case a major disaster...sites ready and one-third of the food supply in place by the end of 2012. But...needed and how best to manage the food supplies, he said. Those things could...
Forest Service considers closure of 12 public use cabins

...Admiralty Island at one time or another.In the earlier days, the group provided "everything" - transportation, food, supplies, and labor.Later, the Forest Service would sometimes provide one aspect of the project - transportation, for...
Local | Outdoors
On the Trails: Who cares about earthworms?

...bird density and nest survival tended to be lower in areas with the exotic earthworms, perhaps because of the reduced food supply or because of poorer nest concealment. In Canada, exotic earthworms have invaded both aspen and pine forests east of...
A king without its crown

...Administration, the FDA stated it "has no evidence that radionuclides from the Fukushima incident are present in the U.S. food supply at levels that would pose a public health concern. This is true for both FDA-regulated food products imported from...
State | Local
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...can cripple the reefs where fish live, rewire fish brains and attack what fish eat.Those changes pose risks for food supplies, from the fillets used in McDonald's fish sandwiches to the crab legs sold at seafood markets. Both are brought...
Washington referendum puts GMO labeling back in the news

...Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. This film traces a father's journey as he explores how GMOs have infiltrated the food supply and the implications this has for his young children. It includes interviews with farmers, scientists, policy makers...


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