A new five-year plan to aid recovery of the endangered Cook Inlet beluga population includes further research on underwater noise in the whales' Southcentral Alaska waters, considers noise restrictions in the Susitna River delta and seeks to improve responses to strandings.
A new decade-long study reveals that about a quarter of the caribou that encounter the Red Dog Mine road in Northwest Alaska balk at crossing it during their fall migration, causing them to delay their walk south.Yereth Rosen
“Disturbing video of a bull moose with its antlers caught on a backyard swing is a prime example of the hazards of attracting wildlife to a residential area,” Colorado wildlife officials said after a resident admitted to using a salt lick to attract moose for wildlife viewing.
Cutting-edge research using an ocean glider zigzagging along the Arctic coast and listening for marine mammals found that most favored waters of the offshore Bering Sea currents as opposed to near-shore Arctic currents, while walrus were more prevalent. Carey Restino | Arctic Sounder