ANCHORAGE - Almost every musher says Aliy Zirkle will win the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. But they're quick to add, it won't be this year - if they can help it.
ANCHORAGE - The Alaska Zoo plans to upgrade and expand its polar bear exhibit, with work scheduled to begin this summer on the $8 million project. The expansion will triple the current space, KTUU reported.
Sorry to disappoint you, but lemmings do not commit mass suicide and eagles do not snatch toddlers. As a nature and science writer, I am sometimes called to verify or debunk stories about wildlife. The eagle-picks-up-child hoax is a good example.
One can't help but feel like they've stepped back in time when walking past the St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church on Fifth Street.
BILLINGS, Mont. - The U.S. government has spent billions of dollars trying to save more than 1,500 animal and plant species listed as endangered or threatened.
ANCHORAGE - Warming temperatures are creating high quality habitats for black brant geese along the Arctic coast of Alaska, according to scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey.
Editor's note: This is the 10th and final part of the Morris Communications series "The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon." King salmon are the lynchpin of the Cook Inlet fishery.
The schedule for this spring's fireside lectures at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center is in, with topics ranging from the ancient forest emerging from the Mendenhall Glacier, to "the secret lives of crabs and spot prawns," to the impact of glaciers on Southeast Alaska's bears.Next Friday's lecture is called "Polar Bears in Alaska's Chukchi Sea: Climate Change and Conservation" and will be given by Eric Regehr, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Polar Bear Expert, and Kim Titus, Chief Wildlife Scientist with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
...nesting in the project area halted construction on the building for 45 days late last spring. Jason Hayes, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service project manager, said when the nest was abandoned in early June, refuge biologist Todd Eskelin gave the...
Change is one thing that remains constant about our natural world, whether it's the shifting of the seasons or the much bigger natural modifications like glacial recession or record-breaking salmon runs; not much remains the same.
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