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Off the Beaten Path: To extinction and back, the shaggy saga of the muskox

...University of Fairbanks farm a decade ago. A few descendants of Greenland animals, transplanted to Alaska 75 years ago, browsed grass...Fish and Game, "In 1930, 34 muskox were captured in East Greenland and brought to Fairbanks. This group was then transferred...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-27/beaten-path-extinction-and-back-shag
Outdoors
Alaska Science Forum: A yearly flood into the Gulf of Alaska

...Alaska contributes about 4 percent of global sea level rise.Greenland releases about one third the amount of water Alaska does...percent of current sea level rise. This is because much of Greenland's water is from glacier ice that had been locked away...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-02-20/alaska-science-forum-yearly-flood-gu
Outdoors
Alaska Juvenile Male Soccer Opens AWG with 10-4 Loss to Greenland

...WHITEHORSE, Yukon (March 4, 2012) ? Greenland used a string of six straight goals...the Arctic Winter Games."We expect Greenland to be one of the tougher teams," Alaska...game. They have to adjust to it."Greenland got two goals each from Kuluk Hermansen...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-03-05
Sports
Off the Beaten Path: The metaphysics of mountain madness

...Northwest Passage and completed the first circumnavigation of Greenland, among other things - all human powered, of course - four...exploits, almost always solo, whether a mushing expedition from Greenland to Alaska or being pulled out of his tent by a polar bear...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-01-16/beaten-path-metaphysics-mountain-mad
Outdoors
My Turn: Cracks in the door

...how the geopolitical sands are shifting. A few years back, Greenland was imagining independence from Denmark and riches from an...Survey estimates 50 billion barrels of oil and gas beneath Greenland's waters) and had, accordingly, licenses were awarded...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-01/my-turn-cracks-door
Opinion
Musk oxen seen between Bethel, villages

...On the other hand they really, really do not like dogs."Musk oxen in the state are descendants of animals brought from Greenland after Alaska's population died out.The animals around Bethel have been migrating across the ice from Nelson Island.State...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-16/musk-oxen-seen-between-bethel-villages
State
A big night in the arts

...also performed at venues around the world, including in New York City, Berlin, Stockholm, Helsinki, London, Spain and Greenland.Raised in Anchorage, her family is from the village of Kaktovik, in the northeastern corner of the state.In addition...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-01-28/big-night-arts
Art
Alaska Science Forum: Far-north changes pondered in San Francisco

...that surprised reporters: in 2014 the Greenland ice sheet showed no overall loss of ice...revealed they found lakes buried by snow on Greenland and an "aquifer" of free water beneath...coasts. All that water may be ripening Greenland for extreme melting.Some changes in...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-12-19/alaska-science-forum-far-north-chang
Outdoors
Slack Tide: Alaskanukkah

...white beards. Plus, where else on earth do you find real, live reindeer? Okay, maybe in Norway, Finland, Siberia, Greenland and Canada. But where else do they eat Rudolph for breakfast? Or grind Donner into chili before nailing Blitzen's antlers...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-14/slack-tide-alaskanukkah
Neighbors
Family of missing hiker speaks out

...always outside doing adventurous activities, whether it's kayaking in Juneau, bicycling across Canada or ice camping in Greenland."She kayaks, she cycles," Brenda Buis, Sharon's sister-in-law, told the Empire on Tuesday, adding that Sharon...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-28/family-missing-hiker-speaks-out
Local

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