Wildlife

Eagles surrounded Unalaska City Hall, horrifying two workers who feared for their safety on their way home Monday evening. 

Jim Paulin
Concerns over continuing effects of the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound inspired biologists from the U.S. Forest Service to monitor black oystercatcher nesting populations. Danielle Rupp | The Cordova Times
The cameras at Brooks Camp drew 16 million viewers last year from every country on the planet except Syria and Yemen, according to Google Analytics. This year, technicians will add a powerful directional microphone at Brooks Falls to pipe natural sounds into people's living rooms. Hannah Colton | Bristol Bay Times
A Kodiak man shot and killed a brown bear Sunday night after it tipped a nearby trash can, returned to the area and charged him, according to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.Tegan Hanlon

I've walked thousands of miles of shores, and I can tell you this: Seldovia has the best low-tiding.

Erin McKittrick
Several months ago,  Margan Grover -- a field anthropologist and research associate at UAA -- asked the Alaska Department of Fish and Game if UAA could acquire several bear carcasses for its forensics class.Rick Sinnott
The Fish and Wildlife Service acknowledges that Arctic climate change is the top threat to polar bears, but it says its ability to take action is limited to tasks that fall short of greenhouse gas restrictions. Yereth Rosen
The man couldn't invoke state laws allowing animals to be shot in defense of life and property because his improper storage of garbage caused the incident, wildlife troopers said.Megan Edge
Alaska Department of Fish and Game officials are warning residents after a North Pole man was sickened by tularemia, a bacterial infection known as "rabbit fever."Associated Press
A new, comprehensive report tracks loss of northern Alaska coastline since the late 1940s. The erosion, packed into a few months a year, is some of the most dramatic in the nation, researchers say.Yereth Rosen