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One of Alaska's most eroded coastal Native villages is being eyed as a possible national model for relocating whole communities whose futures are threatened by natural disasters escalated by climate change. The village of Newtok in western Alaska is viewed Aug. 4, 2015. Comment?
The first official action President Barack Obama took on arriving in downtown Anchorage on Monday for a whirlwind, three-day climate change tour of the biggest state in America was to sit down with a group of Alaska native leaders. The National Park Service has already begun printing new maps of Denali National Park with the original name for Mount McKinley, Denali. Comment?
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Global warming is carving measurable changes into Alaska, and President Barack Obama is about to see it. Obama leaves Monday for a three-day visit to the 49th state in which he will speak at a State Department climate change conference and become the first president to visit the In this March 29, 2006 photo, a skier poses for a photograph on Portage Lake in front of Portage Glacier, about 50 miles south of Anchorage, Alaska. Comment?
Authorities want to talk to a man who donned a fairly realistic bear costume and wore it when harassing a mother bear and two cubs trying to feed on pink salmon in an Alaska river. ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Authorities want to talk to a man who donned a fairly realistic bear costume and wore it when harassing a mother bear and two cubs trying to feed on pink salmon in an Alaska river. Comment?
An icebreaker carrying a key piece of equipment for Arctic drilling planned by Royal Dutch Shell off the northern coast of Alaska was forced to return to dock after a hole more than 3 feet long was discovered in its hull, the company said Tuesday. The crew of the Fennica discovered the leak in a ballast tank Friday as the ship was leaving the channel in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, on its way to the Arctic, Shell spokesman Curtis Smith said. Comment?
Eight cruise ship passengers and their pilot died on a sightseeing excursion in Alaska when their small plane crashed in remote and rugged terrain. Wind and rain prevented any recovery after the wreckage of the aircraft was found Thursday against a granite rock face, 800 feet above a lake, in southeastern Alaska. Comment?
Six Greenpeace activists protesting Arctic offshore drilling on Monday boarded a drill rig as it was transported across the Pacific Ocean toward Seattle, where it will be staged for drilling on Shell leases in Alaska waters. The 400-foot Polar Pioneer, owned by Transocean Ltd., was on board a heavy-lift vessel about 750 miles northwest of Hawaii when the activists approached in inflatable boats and used climbing gear to get on board, Greenpeace spokesman Travis Nichols said. Comment?
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