A veteran of the Trump administration is publicly launching the Alaska operations of her consulting firm, Tack 71 Strategies.
Scientists are finding waters of the Bering Strait are becoming much noisier due to more industrial ship traffic. Alaska residents of the region have noticed more garbage floating ashore recently.
The Department of Defense selected Anchorage to host the Ted Stevens Center for Arctic Security Studies, named for the late US senator, to focus on national security and scientific research in the polar region.
Kotzebue’s electric utility will install advanced electricity meters next year with help from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The new platform will allow researchers and utility managers to better understand the community’s electric use.
Global design firm Stantec will co-lead the SEARCH project to study environmental change in the Arctic.
The competition, now in its 12th year, invites innovators to propose new, feasible and potentially profitable ideas for solving real-life problems and challenges.