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Offshore fracking threatens beluga whales, group claims

Conservation advocates question plan for expanded fracking in Alaska’s Cook Inlet

Staff Report

Environmental advocates are warning that a plan to expand offshore fracking in Alaska’s… 445 more words

Environment

June 4, 2016 - Hanging in Anchorage and camping out near Exit Glacier

I was woken up by water splashing on the rocks near me just before 6:30, I got out of my tent and assessed the situation. The tide had risen significantly and high tide isn’t for another hour. 533 more words

Killin It

The dying Kenai kings

UPDATED – May 20, 2016

Seven out of every 11 Kenai River late-run king salmon killed last year died in gillnets as what was once the most valuable sport fishery in Alaska continued to spiral downward, according to data from the state of Alaska. 3,012 more words

Clam Gulch, Alaska

A harmless mixture of clouds and sunshine met me on my drive down to Clam Gulch, Alaska last Friday for an interview. A quaint town, the few year-round residents are proud of their independence, living so far from the nearest big town — Homer is about 45 minutes south and Soldotna about 45 minutes north. 247 more words

Alaska

Eider Duck Heads to Homer, Alaska

Eider and his humans left North Pole, Alaska, near Fairbanks and are driving south.   As they approach Denali Park and Mount McKinley, Eider wants you to see these mountains. 432 more words

Turnagain Arm at Chugach National Forest, Alaska; 23 February 2011

Turnagain Arm
Chugach National Forest, Alaska; 23 February 2011

Here’s another cluster of snow-n’-ice images from south-central Alaska. These photographs were taken along the frozen mudflat banks of Turnagain Arm in the Chugach National Forest in late February of 2011. 68 more words

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