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As the state continues its outreach to Interior communities near the proposed route of an industrial road to a controversial mining district in Ambler, some have voiced opposition and now one has declared its land off limits.Zachariah Hughes | KNOM
Participants competed in Native sports and cultural activities in what is expected to be an annual event in remote Chukotka.Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic
Parsing out the various causes of glacial retreat has been difficult, but scientists say they now have an accurate method to do so. Irene Quaile, Deutsche Welle
The research will focus on ways to make economic development, transportation and infrastructure safer, said Prime Minister Stephen Harper.Eilís Quinn, Eye on the Arctic
A dirt road plowed on the edge of the ice sheet for an abandoned auto-testing project is now a tourist attraction and a handy route for scientists headed to the ice sheet. Mia Bennett
It appears that a stretch of warm, sunny weather in Northwest Alaska led to an increased algae bloom in the Kobuk, wrote Susan Georgette, outreach specialist for the Selawik National Wildlife Refuge. “Algae blooms consume lots of oxygen in the water,” she wrote, “and combining that with a huge return of salmon could have led to enough oxygen depletion to kill salmon.” Suzanna Caldwell
A change to this year's Farm Bill means hospitals, schools and senior care centers can start serving traditional foods in their facilities -- a welcome change, especially in rural Alaska.Suzanna Caldwell


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