To investigate the impact of ocean regime shifts on North Atlantic right whales, Kimberley Davies and her team have been deploying ASL’s Acoustic Zooplankton Fish Profiler (AZFP).
Before it began mining coal in the Poker Flats area near Healy nearly 40 years ago, Usibelli Coal Mine promised one day to restore the land to near pre-mining conditions, and backed its promise with bond worth about $2.5 million.
Practice Greenhealth, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to environmental sustainability in health care, has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center the Environmental Excellence Award for exemplary environmental stewardship.
From gas stations to energy companies to cruise lines to military bases to air cargo companies and more, businesses hire HSE (health, safety, and environment) specialists to keep their facilities clean.
Alaska’s thriving maritime industry is supported by a variety of environmental companies and other organizations that help clear industrial debris from the state’s waterways and shoreline, keeping Alaska’s ecosystem as pristine as possible while combating a never-ending problem.
“The little-known fact for most people is that recycling is possible in Alaska through the generosity of private companies,” explains Anita Nelson, executive director of the nonprofit Alaskans for Litter Prevention and Recycling.