A collection of news and information related to Conservation published by this site and its partners.
Displaying items 1-12 of 6777 » View ktuu.com items only1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11-565 Next >
Channel 2 NewsLast week, National Marine Fisheries Service officials made the decision to consider listing a harbor seal population in Lake Iliamna as endangered or threatened--yet another piece of wood on the controversial fire that is the Pebble Mine project. In...
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...
Tags: Environmental Issues
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 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...
Channel 2 NewsThe University of Alaska Anchorage is getting into the business of creating businesses -- and it’s announced its first startup company, a venture created to sell new sensor platforms. In the past, universities have had the reputation of being ivory...
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...
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...
Channel 2 NewsThe House Resources Committee has advanced a rewritten oil tax bill. It sets the base tax rate at 33 percent, lower than the level that passed the Senate. It deletes a board that would have been established to review Alaska's competitiveness. "I was...
Channel 2 NewsWith less than two weeks left until the end of the legislative session, the House Resources Committee proposed more changes to Governor Sean Parnell’s oil tax reform bill. The 35 percent base tax rate will remain in place, but a provision for a...
Channel 2 NewsOn Wednesday, several representatives from around the state and nation met to discuss what challenges lay ahead in the Arctic in light of increased traffic there, as well as the economic benefits. Sen. Mark Begich, chair of the Senate Subcommittee on...
Members of the Alaska Senate reconvened Thursday for a reconsideration vote on Senate Bill 21, Gov. Sean Parnell's legislation to change the oil tax structure in Alaska. The measure passed 11-9, the same margin by which senators voted to pass the...
May 19, 2013 |Story| KTUU
May 3, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Apr 26, 2013 |Story| AP Alaska
Apr 18, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Apr 17, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Apr 16, 2013 |Story| AP Alaska
Apr 15, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Apr 10, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Apr 4, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Apr 1, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Mar 27, 2013 |Story| KTUU
Mar 21, 2013 |Story| AP Alaska
Original site for Conservation topic gallery.