A scientist recently wondered which animal travels farthest across the landscape in one year. In doing his research, he found a few Alaska creatures near the top of the list.
Rain is, after all, the free distribution of a substance more valuable than gold.
Blackpoll warblers are a bird you would expect to hear in South Fairbanks. But this one grabbed one’s attention.
Green and spongy, glacier mice are not really rodents at all. They consist mostly of moss, and are the subject of a recent published study. Two of its authors are former Alaska graduate students, who met and fell in love in the company of the little green pincushions.
A new university-led institute will address climate, ocean, and coastal challenges with greater collaboration and sharing of scientific resources.
Despite being prepared to run the Boston Marathon, when Finstad was infected with the COVID-19 virus, it knocked him down and almost took him out.