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My Turn: Time to connect to the President's issue - climate change

...Best of all, the posted videos showed a gracious President having fun. From the hike to Exit Glacier to boating in Kenai Fjords and on to picking salmon out of a setnet, the President seemed to be genuinely enjoying his time in Alaska. For me...
44th in the 49th

...people who asked him about the experience.While Obama will head to Seward today to hike on Exit Glacier and sail in Kenai Fjords National Park, his mission Monday was climate change.After arriving at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Obama...
Obama heading up melting glacier in dramatic push on climate

...ways his speeches and ominous warnings have not. The president also was to board a U.S. Coast Guard vessel to tour Kenai Fjords National Park, where swaths of an immense ice field are melting at alarming rates.Obama's first glimpse of a glacier...
Obama to walk fine line on climate, energy

...sign of warming temperatures. After hiking to the glacier, Obama is to board a U.S. Coast Guard vessel to tour Kenai Fjords National Park.His visit continues Wednesday in Dillingham, in southwest Alaska, where Obama will meet with fishermen...
In climate bid, Obama stares down Exit Glacier

...excursion aimed at calling attention to the ways human activity is degrading cherished natural wonders. The visit to Kenai Fjords National Park, where the glacier is located, formed the apex of Obama's three-day tour of Alaska, his most concerted...
Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...nations to commit to similarly ambitious measures.On Tuesday, Obama will embark on a camera-friendly boat tour of Kenai Fjords National Park and hike to Exit Glacier. The sprawling expanse of ice is retreating, and environmentalists cite it...
Cultural tourism comes with unique challenges

...National Park to Fox Island near Seward, highlight Alaska's wildlife and natural landscape. One company subsidiary, Kenai Fjords Tours, takes passengers on catamaran tours of Resurrection Bay to view orcas, humpback whales, puffins and glaciers...
Boats, seals, and the water (not) between

...natural behaviors of marine mammals.Jansen will soon begin a study of all of Alaska' glacial fjords, beginning in the Kenai Fjords National Park. He'll then work his way east and south, finishing with Tracy Arm, Endicott Arm and the LeConte Glacier...
National Park Service readies for centennial

...bridge would actually save money in the long run. Crews currently install and remove a floating bridge each year.In Kenai Fjords National Park a $6.1 million project will raise Exit Glacier Road to avoid flooding that has become common and keep...
Visitors scarce at some national parks in Alaska during 2014

...recorded 157,000 visitors.Denali National Park and Preserve also was a big draw, attracting about 531,000 people. Kenai Fjords National Park saw about 271,000 visitors.The Alaska parks were far behind Great Smoky Mountains National Park in...


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