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3 hrs ago | The Columbian

Frogs freeze themselves for Alaska winters

They do not freeze totally solid, but they do freeze mostly solid. Two-thirds of their body water turns to ice.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Fairbanks radio station to drop APRN for budget reasons

The public broadcasting stations in Fairbanks, faced with a $170,000 budget cut, plan to withdraw from the Alaska Public Radio Network at the end of August, KUAC Manager Keith Martin said.

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APRN

UA President Offered Bonus at Time of Budget Cuts

The president of the University of Alaska has been offered a $320,000 bonus if he stays on the job until 2016.

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WaterWorld

Ocean acidification endangers Alaska fisheries, communities, research shows

July 29, 2014 -- According to new research conducted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration , ocean acidification is driving changes in waters vital to valuable commercial fisheries and subsistence way of life in the state of Alaska.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Oceanography, Science

Tue Jul 29, 2014

APRN

Alaska News Nightly: July 29, 2014

Coastal communities in Alaska that depend on fisheries were warned Tuesday to prepare for the impacts of ocean acidification.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Unalaska, AK, Nikiski, AK

APRN

New UAF Vice Chancellor for Rural, Community & Native Ed

Evon Peter has been selected to run the University of Alaska Fairbanks' rural campuses.

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Related Topix: Arctic Village, AK, College, AK

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Myrtle Beach Online

Alaska Editorials

There's an old saying attributed to the Native people of Alaska's panhandle: "A tall tree has fallen."

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, Fairbanks, AK, Opinion, Entertainment

University Business

University SIDs resign for new roles

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking an entire sports information department, as Chris Brooks and Mark Rivera resigned their positions after accepting new roles at outside colleges, according to a UAF release on Monday.

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Foster's Daily Democrat

Newmarket firma s subsidiary pilots unmanned copter

Peak 3 Technical Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of ArgenTech Solutions based in Newmarket, NH, recently provided support to the Pan-Pacific Unmanned Aircraft Test Range Complex and University of Alaska Fairbanks for training missions that included the Alaska State Troopers, the Fairbanks Police Department, and the Fairbanks Fire Department at ... (more)

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Related Topix: Newmarket, NH, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Gazette

University's "outreach" reindeer is a charmerFAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Henry the...

In this photo taken on Friday, July 18, 2014, Jennifer Robinette takes Henry the reindeer out for his morning rounds at the Experiment Farm on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in Fairbanks, Alaska.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, Anchor Point, AK, Ninilchik, AK

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Los Angeles Times

In Alaska, wood frogs freeze for seven months, thaw and hop away

The wood frog of Alaska spends nearly seven months a year in a frozen state, according to a new study.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Tracking salmon to their birth waters

Strontium is a trace element and a mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, University of Utah, Dillingham, AK, New Stuyahok, AK

Tue Jul 22, 2014

EurekAlert!

Alaska frogs reach record lows in extreme temperature survival

An Alaska wood frog creates a hibernacula from duff and leaf litter in a spruce forest on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus in preparation for the long winter freeze.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Thai restaurants flourish in Fairbanks

Laong Boonprasert, right, owns Thai House in downtown Fairbanks. She speaks with one of her staff, Joy Gryska.

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Related Topix: Fairbanks, AK, Travel, Thailand, Laos Travel, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Tanana, AK, North Pole, AK

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Alaska documentary chronicles one family's remote cabin adventure

Jean Aspen and her husband, Tom Irons, who divide their time between Homer and the Brooks Range, created a documentary about a solitary life in the wilds of Alaska that differs from a lot of Alaska reality TV in one key way: it's real.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Homer, AK, Fairbanks, AK

Free Republic

Certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they release

New research, supported by the National Science Foundation , counters a widely-held scientific view that thawing permafrost uniformly accelerates atmospheric warming, indicating instead that certain Arctic lakes store more greenhouse gases than they emit into the atmosphere.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Genetics, Medicine, Seaside, CA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

RedOrbit

Arctic Lakes Stabilize Climate Change By...

Image Caption: Found in the Arctic and cold mountain regions, thermokarst lakes occur as permafrost thaws and creates surface depressions that fill with melted freshwater, converting what was previously frozen land into lakes.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

MT Shortwave Central

HAARP Closing Delayed

HAARP Closing Delay, But Facility Being Dismantled Piecemeal The US Air Force has given the High Frequency Active Auroral Research Program facility in Gakona, Alaska, a death row reprieve of sorts.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski

KTOO-TV Juneau

Tracking salmon to their birth streams

Strontium is a trace element and mineral people use to make glow-in-the-dark paints and toothpaste for sensitive teeth.

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Related Topix: Science, Ecology, University of Utah, Dillingham, AK, New Stuyahok, AK

Alaska Journal of Commerce

Fish Factor: Glacial melt changes ocean chemistry, study says crabs hear

Ocean chemists are calling it "revolutionary technology" as unmanned gliders track how melting glaciers may be intensifying corrosive waters in Prince William Sound.

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Related Topix: Chemistry, Science

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