Thursday, July 25, 2024

Tag: environment

Letter to the Editor: Nov. 25

Bring your own bags Bags, bags and bags. Remember when we changed from paper to Plastic bags to save trees? Looks we no longer like trees. Although...

Canada announces National Oceans Protection Plan

Canadian officials have announced a new marine safety plan that they say meets or exceed international standards, supported by commitments to indigenous co-management, environmental...

Contamination documented at reclaimed mine drill sites

A new study on reclaimed drill sites at the Pebble mine in Southwest Alaska says it is evident that there may be long-term reclamation...

Alaskans travel to Standing Rock in opposition to pipeline

By Amanda Frank KUAC - Fairbanks A delegation, made up of indigenous women from across Alaska, is at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota...

Lawsuit filed in Mount Polley tailings pond disaster

MiningWatch Canada has filed a private prosecution against the government of British Columbia and the Mount Polley Mining Corp., alleging violations of Canada’s federal...

State Department considers boundary water issues

State Department officials say they are looking into possible approaches to present to Canada on boundary water issues between Alaska and British Columbia at...

Bats find unfamiliar home in Alaska

By Matt Prinzing For The Cordova Times When just about everyone’s eyes in Cordova are fixated on fish hauls in the harbor or looking downstream for...

Agriculture urged to adopt climate-smart practices

A top official with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization says climate-smart practices, particularly to curb greenhouse gas emissions, must be adopted by...

Pebble mine issue separates Lindbeck, Young

When it comes to issues critical to commercial fisheries issues, the views of U.S. House hopeful Steve Lindbeck and incumbent Rep. Don Young, R-...

Ocean acidification workshop set for Nov. 30-Dec. 1

Registration is now open online for a free two-day workshop on ocean acidification, hosted by the Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, is set for Nov....