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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 Alaska Senate has unanimously passed a resolution urging Congress to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling. Alaska's political leaders have long supported this. SJR3 urges Congress to pass legislation allowing for oil and...
The Associated PressThe main prey of polar bears has been declared a threatened species because of diminishing sea ice due to climate warming, with Gov. Sean Parnell's office announcing that it was considering a challenge to the federal decision. The National Marine...
Channel 2 NewsScientists from around the world have been invited to share research at a 2013 symposium on the Arctic Ocean's response to climate change. The Alaska Sea Grant Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is organizing the symposium scheduled for...
Channel 2 NewsTonight (Sunday), on the eve of a major public forum concerning the Pebble Mine, Pebble opponents are saying they're deeply concerned over apparent discrepancies in Pebble's $120 million dollar environmental study on its own proposed project. That...
Suzanne GamboaNative American and Alaska Native leaders say climate change has resulted in their villages being under water because of coastal erosion, former fishing grounds turning to dead zones, drought persisting year after year and much more because of climate...
Channel 2 NewsThe award-winning PBS Television series, "Frontline" examined Pebble Mine in a documentary that aired Tuesday night and the subject manner continues to generate mixed reactions. And one day after the program was broadcast, supporters of the mine seemed...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's efforts to assess the environmental impacts of the Pebble Mine are now causing repercussions on Capitol Hill. The Anchorage Daily News reported this week that some congressional republicans are challenging...
Channel 2 NewsThe Arctic in 2011 was warmer, greener and with less ice cover than the past, with implications for whales, polar bears, walruses and human development, according to the National Oceanographic Atmospheric Administration’s yearly Arctic Report Card...
Channel 2 NewsConocoPhillips has received a federal permit that will allow the oil company to build bridge and pipeline crossings over Alaska's Colville River and gain access to leases within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska. The Army Corps of Engineers announced...
Channel 2 NewsIn order to study the effects of reduced sea ice conditions on the pacific walrus population of northwestern Alaska, researchers will attempt to tag 35 walruses with satellite transmitters this month. The ongoing study is being conducted by the USGS...
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Alaska is famous for its big, showy beauty, found in mountains, glaciers and ocean vistas. But it's also home to low-to-the-ground, humble beauty -- visible in the profusion of wildflowers that bloom each summer. July is an ideal time to take your eyes...
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