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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The relocation of an Alaska village is happening fast this summer, after many years of planning and work.
Municipality commits to goal of reducing emissions 80 percent by 2050.
A new review of glacier research data paints a picture of a future planet with a lot less ice and a lot more water.
Brittany Jones’s goal is to find out the respiration rates of five species of clams. But why should anyone care about clam breath?
A team of researchers has a plan to slow the melting of northern sea ice using a sand-like substance.