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Arts organizations meet to work toward global collaboration in the North

ANCHORAGE - Representatives from museums, universities and art spaces throughout Scandinavia, Canada and Alaska met at the Anchorage Museum last week, gathering to experience Alaska's culture, climate and people and...
On the Trails: Magpies in (of all places!) a small mountain range in Saudi Arabia. All the others are found in Eurasia, from the UK and Scandinavia southeastward to south China and Thailand.Some ornithologists think that black-billed magpies may have inhabited North...
Europeans part of mushing fact-finding mission

FAIRBANKS - Sled-dog race organizers from Scandinavia are taking part in a fact-finding mission in Alaska...representatives from three other long-distance mushing events in Scandinavia. Their intent is to raise the international profile of...
Scandinavian Dance scheduled for Saturday

Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia, Svalbard Lodge, will host a Scandinavian Dance this Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Juneau Yacht Club. The event runs from 6:30...
Boreal forests burning at historic rate

...The world's boreal forests, which stretch from interior Alaska to the Atlantic Ocean and span regions of Russia and Scandinavia, are burning at a rate considered historically unprecedented, according to a new study of the Yukon Flats region.Researchers...
Sons of Norway host Annual Membership Dinner Saturday

JUNEAU - Juneau's Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia lodge will hold its Annual Membership Dinner 2008 on...chartered in 1935. The Juneau Sons of Norway and Friends of Scandinavia lodge is a nonprofit international, fraternal organization...
Hungarian police clash with migrants at Serbian border

...regardless of their religion and the color of their skin, and direct them to the destinations where they wish to go, Germany and Scandinavia," Milanovic told lawmakers in Parliament.Elsewhere in Europe, migrants remained on the move.Greek police said some...
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Alaska Science Forum: Red-backed voles climb into science literature

...will soon move to Baton Rouge to pursue a Ph.D. in mammalogy. "Despite these animals being found from Hudson Bay to Scandinavia, nobody had studied or written about them climbing trees. It seemed like it would be fun."Nations applied for grants...
'The Boreal Feast' book signing at Rainbow Foods Aug. 23

...information. The Boreal Forest spans the upper third of the globe, over Canada, Alaska, Siberia, parts of Asia, Russia and Scandinavia. The Boreal Feast is an illustrated cookbook of seasonal feasts and celebrations that incorporates wild and cultivated ingredients...
Fairbanks seeks interpreters for Arctic Winter Games

...language spoken by participating contingents: Alaska, multiple regions of northern Canada, northern Russia, northern Scandinavia and Greenland.Organizers estimate as many as 2,000 athletes will attend, all speaking varying dialects."We don't...


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