Alaska

Starvation prompted mass puffin die-off

June 24, 2019

It was the end of October 2016 when the first reports of dead puffins and auklets began trickling in on the small Pribilof island of St. Paul. Local Aleuts had ...

Protecting heritage and wildlife

April 26, 2019

Under a 1971 law, the Eklutna people of Alaska became legal owners of thousands of acres surrounding Anchorage. Through a native corporation, the lands are managed ...

Polar bears are eating plastic bags

April 10, 2019

Polar bears are rummaging in dumps and ingesting plastic bags, according to new research. An analysis looking at the stomach content of 51 polar bears killed by ...
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