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My Turn: A wake-up call in Alaska's waters

...acidification is literally causing a sea change, threatening the fundamental health of ocean and coastal waters from pole to pole. And, as the new study indicates, the implications for Alaska may be profound. Led by National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
Arctic tern colony fails at Glacier Visitor Center

...species. The birds winter annually in the Southern Ocean, near Antarctica."Every year, they do this migration pole-to-pole, which is pretty amazing," Pearson said.Arctic terns have been nesting at Mendenhall Lake since at least 1945...
Scientists begin 10-year census of the seas

...dangles his vessel over the ocean like a drip from a faucet. "I can't believe I'm doing this," he whispers. From pole to pole, in virtually every ocean, scientists from two dozen nations are wrapping up preliminary field studies. Together...
Lichen: Team workers of the woods

...fungi and lichens captivating. Sound off on the important issues at We are surrounded by lichens. They occur from pole to pole and from high elevations to the marine intertidal. They grow on rocks and tree bark, on soil surfaces (and my roof...
Welcome the Arctic terns back to Juneau

...Arctic terns, which are a federally protected species, have the world's longest migration, as they travel from pole to pole chasing the summer sun. These birds have red beaks and feet, a streamline white, grey and black body type and feed...
International Migratory Bird Day celebrates 'Birds of Light'

...terns look the part of a long-distance athlete and their wings cut through the air as if by magic.Even after a pole-to-pole migration, the birds spend most of their time on the wing, diving and eating in the air, even sleeping aloft with...
Juneau Empire Online Local News: Wildlife biologist embraces the nomad's life 7/14/98

...That's when my interest took off.'' She's fascinated by nature's precision - the arctic terns that migrate from pole to pole each year, and the yellow warbler she's seen nesting in the same 50-yard radius at Canvasback Lake for three consecutive...
New nonfiction DVDs include 'Pole to Pole,' 'Steep' from the huge variety of new nonfiction DVDs at the public libraries, but here are the ones that made the cut. "Pole to Pole." In 1991, Michael Palin took on a challenge: to travel along the 30-degree east line of longitude (the route...


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