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Channel 2 NewsThe U.S. Forest Service is dedicating its new forestry sciences laboratory in Juneau this weekend. Saturday's ceremony will included free guided tours and the raising of carved house posts. The Forest Service, in a release, says the 12,000-square-foot...
Channel 2 NewsMarine mammals ranging from sea otters to sea ducks were discussed on the final day of a science panel put on by The Keystone Center, a company hired by The Pebble Partnership, to review The Pebble Partnership Environmental Baseline Studies. At the...
Channel 2 NewsIt's the presence of Alaska that allows the United States to be considered an arctic nation. On Friday, the Obama administration released a new Arctic strategy that states the country's priorities in the arctic region. "I think this is the time Alaska...
Channel 2 NewsThe Hope Community Resources 44th Annual Walk & Roll for Hope event starts Saturday, May 4, at the west end of the Delany Park Strip in Anchorage. Check-in for the event will open at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 9:00 a.m. According to a Katie...
Channel 2 NewsThe City and Borough of Juneau has launched a website in order to promote green energy and sustainability. The webpage is just one part of the city's Climate Action Plan, which hopes to reduce community-wide greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by...
Channel 2 NewsA revised draft assessment of mining near Bristol Bay, based on projected output from a facility like the proposed Pebble Mine, says a similar project could deny dozens of miles of streams to fish and would have to be monitored for centuries after its...
Channel 2 NewsThe Municipality of Anchorage has crews out sweeping up gravel left over from the winter nearly 24-hours a day and crews could still on the streets for another eight weeks, according to Street Maintenance Foreman Paul Vanlandingham. He says...
Channel 2 NewsA group of Alaskans want to repeal Gov. Sean Parnell's new oil tax legislation, calling it a massive giveaway of Alaska's resources. The move continues a debate on what should be done to improve the state's oil and gas industry. Parnell says the new...
The Associated PressThe federal Department of Energy has signed an agreement with Alaska to study unconventional energy resources in the Arctic. DOE Acting Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Christopher Smith and Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner...
Channel 2 NewsTwo spectacular births took place Sunday morning at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. Two pregnant musk oxen cows went into labor around 6 a.m. and calved at the same time. The musk oxen calves, a male and a female, have been named Ricky and...
Tags: Wildlife, Endangered Species, Conservation
Channel 2 NewsWhat could drilling do to the Arctic Ocean? That’s what an expanded environmental impact statement is looking into. In March, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) released a second draft study of oil and gas activities in the arctic and...
ConocoPhillips Alaska says it will delay its 2014 plans for exploratory drilling in the Arctic Ocean off Alaska's northwest coast. In a press release, the company announced that it will put its Chukchi Sea drilling plans on hold "because of...
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