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Research by NOAA scientists in Kodiak has found that juvenile snow crabs are not harmed when reared in more acidic waters. That is a contrast with other types of crab found in Alaska waters.
Scientists don't know why the endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale population has failed to recover, but two NOAA-funded studies seek answers in unusual places.
George Divoky, who has monitored black guillemots on a remote island since the 1970s, provides a bird-level perspective on climate change.
After tracking very low through winter and spring, minimum sea ice extent settled in at the eighth lowest level in the satellite record.
A closer look at 24 Glacier Bay landslides from the 1980s to 2016 reveals a trend that correlates with higher air temperatures.
Warming will bring bigger rain events, winter thaws and scorching summer days, says a UAF study of future weather extremes
Equipment recording seismic signals gets a trial run on Gulkana Glacier, a stand-in for Europa, a moon orbiting Jupiter and potential site of extraterrestrial life.
The die-off, the latest in a series that coincides with warm marine conditions, is claiming northern fulmars and short-tailed shearwaters over a vast geographic region
Wide expanses of open water will add to the cycle of northern Alaska warmth and make it harder for thick ice to form in the freeze season.
Water from high-altitude and often obscure glaciers appears to be important to aquifers, but those glaciers are shrinking.
The author of “The Great Quake” weaves together personal narratives and scientific discoveries that came out of the most powerful earthquake recorded in North America.
A new report identifies climate change as one of the challenges facing transportation in Alaska's most famous national park.
The government has announced a review of the status of the tiny Aleutian shield fern, which can be found only on Adak Island and is the sole plant in Alaska on the endangered species list.
The document holds more than 100 maps explaining how fish, birds, marine mammals and people use the rapidly changing Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort seas.
The two brown bear cubs will join a crowd at the Alaska Zoo, which is already housing four orphaned brown bears and three orphaned black bears