by alaskabusiness | May 18, 2023 | Alaska Native, Energy, Finance, News
Green Banks are a new channel for Alaska entrepreneurs to leverage federal funding for ventures related to clean energy and climate resilience. Spruce Root and the Valdez Native Tribe are both part of a movement to direct billions in public-private capital.
by Ned Rozell | Jan 31, 2022 | Science
A crust of ice is aggravating for moose, lethal for their calves, inconvenient for smaller mammals, yet a boon to wolves. Interior Alaska may have to get used to it.
by Ned Rozell | Dec 29, 2021 | Arctic, Environmental, Science, Transportation
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.
by Isaac Stone Simonelli | Dec 7, 2020 | Construction, Environmental, Magazine
The rapidly warming climate is having negative impacts on rural communities in Alaska, where there are already significant barriers to creating the necessary infrastructure for solid waste and sewage management.
by Ned Rozell | Jan 9, 2020 | News, Science
More than 25,000 scientists traveled to San Francisco for the week-long conference to present their research on classic hard-science subjects and a few surprises, including the migration of creatures ranging from Alaska earthworms to humans threatened by rising sea level.
by Ned Rozell | Dec 12, 2019 | Featured, News, Science
Mellisa Johnson is a Native woman who grew up in Nome and now lives in Anchorage. She came to San Francisco at the invite of scientists to tell of changes more bizarre in her world than a tornado would be in downtown San Francisco.
by Ned Rozell | Nov 27, 2019 | Arctic, News, Science
In August, UAF scientist Ben Jones was hiking near Drew Point on the northern coast of Alaska. He noticed pilot Jim Webster walking toward him, while flicking a little yellow frisbee his way.
by Ned Rozell | Sep 20, 2019 | News, Science
A few researchers took a few breaths recently to put together a new document. In it, they summarize what scientists have observed in this place that is changing faster than anywhere else in the US.
by Ned Rozell | Jun 28, 2019 | Alaska Native, Engineering, News, Science
The relocation of an Alaska village is happening fast this summer, after many years of planning and work.
by alaskabusiness | May 29, 2019 | Government, News, Science
Municipality commits to goal of reducing emissions 80 percent by 2050.