Once a Saturday morning TV fixture, Bill Nye has become a high-profile advocate not only for science education, but also for important geopolitical issues. On Monday, Nye will share his thoughts on those issues and more at West High School in Anchorage.
Powerful autumn storms have sent surges of seawater as far as 20 miles inland onto the tundra of southwestern Alaska -- and such flooding is expected to become more frequent as the climate changes, a new study says.Yereth Rosen
A sophisticated earthquake detector being installed in the Interior Alaska community of Minto is part of a plan to carpet the state with such instruments every 50 miles, from the Alaska Peninsula to Barrow.Ned Rozell
Sensing shorter periods of daylight, trees have quit refreshing their leaves with chlorophyll, the green pigment that helps capture the sun's energy and allows the tree to convert it to the sugars that make it taller and bushier.Ned Rozell