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Stories, maps and storymaps — UAF student supports community decision-making

By Mike Delue | August 8, 2022

A new storymap produced by a University of Alaska Fairbanks master’s degree candidate collects reports of warming temperatures, changing wind patterns, eroding coastlines and shifting sea ice across Arctic Alaska. In…

IARC’s giant climate stripes boldly proclaim Arctic change

By Heather McFarland | July 27, 2022

The International Arctic Research Center is showing its stripes with a bold 40-foot-long hallway installation. The myriad of red and blue vertical bands makes a rainbow-like bar code representing Arctic…

Scientists to set sail in search of Bering Sea’s stormy past

By Rod Boyce | July 26, 2022

A team of scientists will soon head to the Aleutian Islands aboard the research vessel Sikuliaq on a voyage to reconstruct the region’s ancient history of powerful storms. Little is…

Birdwatching brings millions of dollars to Alaska

By Heather McFarland | July 6, 2022

A committed and lucky birdwatcher in Alaska may see an elusive bluethroat north of the Brooks Range, catch a glimpse of the bold markings on a harlequin duck as it…

Alaska on fire: Thousands of lightning strikes and a warming climate put Alaska on pace for another historic fire season

By Rick Thoman | July 6, 2022

Alaska is on pace for another historic wildfire year, with its fastest start to the fire season on record. By mid-June 2022, over 1 million acres had burned. By early…

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