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What Alaskans can learn from the Arctic Report Card

By Heather McFarland | December 13, 2022

Alaskans can learn much about their state in the 2022 Arctic Report Card released nationwide this week. The Arctic and Alaska are growing warmer and wetter, University of Alaska Fairbanks…

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Moss-killing lichen accelerates carbon dioxide emissions

By Heather McFarland | December 12, 2022

Editor’s note: This week, scientists from the International Arctic Research Center and the University of Alaska Fairbanks are presenting their work alongside thousands of colleagues from around the world at…

A future of more wildfires in Alaska

By Zav Grabinski | December 6, 2022

June 2022 in Alaska was a remarkable month for wildfire. An incredible 1.84 million acres burned, nearly tying the all-time record for June. Notably, 1.2 million acres burned in southwestern…

IARC science at AGU 2022

By Heather McFarland | November 17, 2022

Over thirty IARC researchers and students are participating in the 2022 American Geophysical Union fall meeting held both virtually and in Chicago. We hope to connect with our colleagues and friends…

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AK CASC climate adaptation training brings tribal communities together

By Molly Tankersley | November 14, 2022

Last month, a cohort representing twelve Alaska tribal communities across western and interior Alaska gathered at the International Arctic Research Center to attend a Tribal Climate Adaptation 101 training led by the Alaska Tribal Resilience Learning Network within the Alaska Climate Adaptation Science Center at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. 

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