Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: environment

Alaska Resource Advisory Council set to meet Nov. 29

A meeting of the federal Bureau of Land Management’s Alaska Resource Advisory Council, open for in-person and virtual participation, is set to be held...

Ban proposed on toxic chemical used in cleaning agents

Federal authorities have proposed a ban on trichloroethylene (TCE), a highly toxic chemical used in cleaning agents, furniture care products, degreasers, break cleaners, and...

Alaskans celebrate ties with Iceland

Disclaimer: Rachel Kallander is the owner and publisher of The Cordova Times.  Arctic Encounter, a participant in the 2023 Arctic Circle Assembly in Reykjavik, Iceland,...

Cordova area growing season grows longer

Climate change has its challenges, but for gardeners in the Cordova area the good news is the growing season is stretching further into the...

Goat Hunt RG252 in Unit 6D closes

Registration permit hunt RG252 for mountain goats in Game Management Unit 6D closed by emergency order on Friday, Sept. 29, to avoid exceeding the...

Donlin gold mine challenged by Southwest Alaska tribal entities

Two Southwest Alaska tribal entities represented by Earthjustice, the Orutsaramiut Native Council and the Native Village of Eek, have appealed in the Alaska Supreme...

Whale watching is a growing Alaska attraction

Whale watching is an important economic driver for Alaska’s coastal communities, and is estimated to generate over $86 million and hundreds of jobs, particularly...

Ask a Scientist: When do female North Pacific Spiny Dogfish females...

Hello Scientist,   Can you tell me the life history of the North Pacific Spiny Dogfish, Squalus suckleyi, including at what age females mature and why...

Southeast Alaska entities want faster cleanup of acid-leaking B.C. mine

Southeast Alaska tribes, commercial and sport fish harvesters, tourism businesses and others are calling on the federal government and Alaska’s congressional delegation to put...

Cordovans make the most of wild foods as fall arrives

As the summer comes to an end on the central Alaskan coast, wild food foragers in Cordova are getting outside to collect a variety...