A gray whale carcass washed ashore at Crissy Field on Wednesday morning. Veterinarians and biologists from the center and from the California Academy of Sciences plan to perform a necropsy in coming days on the island to determine the cause of death.
“The growth-cycle this year is unprecedented,” with carrots, peas and broccoli heads “as big as a platter,” farmers market vendors say.
The records highlighted in the "State of the Climate in 2016 report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration sound ominous.
With fewer caribou in the area and the higher cost of fuel to travel upriver to find the animals, families and neighbors are finding themselves in a tough spot.
Scientists search for options as coastal farms surrender to salt water
The Homer Tribune - Offering news of the people, places and events of Homer and the lower Kenai Peninsula
Drifting throngs of pyrosomes, jelly-like, glowing organisms native to tropical seas have invaded Pacific coastal waters from Southern California to the Gulf of Alaska this year, baffling researchers and frustrating fishing crews.
The ice road between Detah and Yellowknife is opening Friday, a date that ties a decades-old record.
Technology has changed, communities have moved, people have grown older, and the beluga whales the Kanigmiut have relied on for generations have all but disappeared.
High wind warning for Anchorage. Winds could reach 50 mph with gusts to 100 mph.
A seawall planned for Utqiagvik is aimed at protecting residents from extreme storms while preserving their connection to the ocean.
After attacks belugas scattered northward, away from a traditional calving area. Scattering could impact the survival rate of young belugas.
The Bristol Bay Times - Serving Dillingham, Naknek, King Salmon and Southwest villages
The two men, who were both part of an active whaling crew, were in one of the boats on a towline, towing a whale to shore, when their boat flipped, according to fellow whalers who were there when it happened.
Two brothers, one dead and one experiencing hypothermia, were found about two miles from Pilot Station after their snowmachine became stuck in heavy snow during a storm.
With homes dilapidating, shores eroding and staircases falling off the houses, Point Lay residents are living through some of the most severe consequences of the warming climate in Alaska.
After 100 highs, Utqiagvik marks record low temperature
The Arctic Sounder - Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope
The ice conditions are similar to last year (with) lots of young ice and close leads," said Captain Frederick Brower. "We all went out and broke trail to the edge, but a high west wind came along and added about three-quarters to 1 mile of ice and (we) had to break trail through that and began whaling from the new edge ... . The conditions were not favorable but we made due with what we had and continued on with our whaling season."