Yereth Rosen, Alaska Beacon
The University of Alaska Fairbanks-led project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy as part of a push for domestic rare earth elements.
Scientists say climate change increases precipitation and extreme rainfall, adding to risks, and that more knowledge is needed for public safety.
According to a federal report, 710 of 819 human-mammal interactions reported from 2017 to 2021 caused the animals' removal from the population.
The message was emphasized on Friday at a field hearing held by U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski in Bethel, the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta's regional hub.
Other disputes between state and federal fish and game managers are pending in Alaska’s federal courthouse.
The Alaska Wilderness League award recognizes Carter’s role in creating and passing the 1980 Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act.
Preliminary numbers show chum salmon returns were better this year than last year and better than the record-low conditions of 2021.
A 2015 flood that closed the Dalton Highway to the North Slope triggered permafrost thaw even miles away from the road, UAF research finds.
There are signs that the worst COVID-19 effects may be easing, while fertility continues its yearslong downward trend.
Epidemiologist Julia Rogers cautioned against interpreting the decrease in case numbers as a sign that Alaska’s syphilis outbreak is being resolved.
Reopened Bristol Bay red king crab harvests provide only a temporary reprieve from long-term environmental and economic difficulties.
An author of a study citing climate change as a possible factor in the move says its results are both "fascinating" and "a little terrifying."
With snow crab and red king crab stocks still ailing, state officials are due to decide soon whether harvests will be allowed in the coming year.
State permits allowing water use by the proposed Donlin Gold mine face new legal challenges from opponents of the huge project in Southwest Alaska.
The Center for Biological Diversity says the National Marine Fisheries Service has failed to create recovery plans for ringed and bearded seals.
The department says it's monitoring the three rural Alaska regions to ensure compliance with the federal Voting Rights Act.
Two-thirds of Alaska adults are overweight or obese, nearly a third have high blood pressure and 27% have high cholesterol, a state report says.
AFN filed a motion to intervene in the lawsuit filed by the federal government over management of fishing in the Kuskokwim River.
Images captured by a University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist were incorporated into clothing, showing how brittle new sea ice contrasts with less-abundant old ice.
The system is seen by advocates in the Lower 48 as a model for advancing civility and moderation, but it is vulnerable to repeal at home.