All Articles on Alaska

A collapsed block of ice-rich permafrost along Drew Point, Alaska. News
'Canary in the Coal Mine': Experts Warn of Climate Tipping Point as Scientists Find Permafrost Thawing 70 Years Ahead of Schedule
"It's very likely that this phenomenon is affecting a much more extensive region."
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A team from the Danish Meteorological Institute travels across the melted sea ice to retrieve equipment. Photograph: Steffen M Olsen/Twitter News
'This Should Scare the Hell Out of You': Photo of Greenland Sled Dog Teams Walking on Melted Water Goes Viral
"This is beautiful the way fiery balls of lava are beautiful: deadly."
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“Every year there’s a new temperature record, it’s getting worse and worse and you feel like a broken record saying it." (Photo: Rasmus Tonboe twitter) Views
Arctic Warming & Climate Change 'Should Be the Number One Urgent Conversation Right Now'
"What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic."
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The Sawyer Glacier in Alaska, July 2016. The Arctic is enduring unprecedented warming this year, affecting Alaska and Greenland specifically. News
'The Changes Are Really Accelerating': Alaska at Record Warm While Greenland Sees Major Ice Melt
"The numbers needing relocation will grow, the costs are going up, and people's lives and cultural practices will be impacted."
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In March 2019, the Bering Sea had less ice than in April 2014. News
On Thin Ice: March Warming in Alaska Led to Eight Deaths, Disrupted Fishing
"Continued warmth like this has cascading effects."
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Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge News
Ecological Importance and Human Rights Be Damned, Trump Admin Says Fossil Fuel Pillaging in Arctic Refuge Coming Soon
Interior Dept. statement that "lease sale will happen in 2019" comes as oil companies face heat over possible extraction on previously protected public land
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A section of Washington's Olympic National Park. Views
Where the Forest Has No Name
We are still waiting for someone to launch a campaign to “save the coastal ecosystem running from Northern California to Alaska."
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The walrus deaths shown in “Our Planet” are becoming increasingly common as the sea ice they depend on melts away faster than we predicted. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Walruses Are Jumping Off Cliffs to Their Deaths—Yes, Because of Climate Change
Animal lovers of the world must bear witness to the walrus’s peril.
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Point Barrow News
Thawing Permafrost Emitting Higher Levels of Potent Greenhouse Gas Than Previously Thought: Study
Nitrous oxide is nearly 300 times more potent than carbon dioxide
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The Yukon River winds through western interior Alaska in early April. (Photo: UAF/Todd Paris) News
Researchers Warn Arctic Has Entered 'Unprecedented State' That Threatens Global Climate Stability
"Never have so many Arctic indicators been brought together in a single paper." And the findings spell trouble for the entire planet.
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