Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak

...Americans.Yet the primary focus on the trip is global warming.By showcasing thawing permafrost, melting sea ice and eroding shorelines, Obama hopes the trip will underscore the urgency to combat climate change in the U.S. and overseas.But in Alaska...
City museum opens new exhibit: Juneau's Changing Shoreline

...installation of a permanent exhibit called Juneau's Changing Shoreline. This new exhibit discusses the physical transformation of...and Exhibits Jodi DeBruyne in a release. "Focusing on the shoreline of downtown Juneau and how it has been used and changed by...
Alaska Science Forum: Spillways of an ancient Alaska lake

...and streams to form lakes. Proof of a great Alaska lake still exists. Geologist Oscar Ferrians in the 1950s found ancient shorelines high on cliffsides in the Copper River region. Another geologist named the basin Lake Atna. Lake Atna filled the Copper...
Search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

JUPITER, Fla. - The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting...
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Empire Readers' Council Editorial: Just say 'No'

...watershed. Approximately 50 percent of the lake shore is developed with a walking trail encompassing an additional 30 percent of shoreline. Increasing development is considered likely to further impact salmonid habitat. At one time about 30,000 sockeye returned...
Tune in to nature

...back to the outdoors."The digital cameras with motion sensors were placed along trails, in the woods, along streams and shorelines. They were first introduced as part of Bio Blitz. That public event, hosted by a handful of agencies, encourages teams...
Sport fish report: Freshwater angling poised to heat up

...BLACKCOD AND ROCKFISHAnglers continue to catch more halibut in and around Juneau, especially around Point Retreat, along the shoreline from Benjamin Island to Echo Cove, Saint James Bay, South and North Shelter. Fishing for halibut really seemed to improve...
Downed plane spurs investigation

...the Anchorage Fire Department, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Civil Air Patrol to search the mudflats, the water and the shoreline to find evidence of the pilot or potential passengers. Because the plane landed was found in the mudflats, Peters said it...
My Turn: Waste: An entitlement of the wealthy

...of these problems as much, or more, than everyone else. Just ask the people in Shishmaref who are rapidly losing their shoreline because of climate change. Or talk to Jeff Hetrick, owner of the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery in Seward. Ocean acidification...
Anchorage artist plans suicide awareness sculptures

...shallow for massive floes to aggressively scrape the mud. Storms and waves aren't a major factor along the wide and shallow shoreline. Nonetheless, she expects the statues to decay over time."That process will be interesting as well," she said.SELF-DISCOVEREDOriginally...


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