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Research shows Alaska is one of the most expensive states to...

Most Alaskans know how expensive it is to live in the state. High housing, food, merchandise, and gas costs are juggled every day. Now...

True story of Benny Benson comes to light after nearly a...

Nearly a century after young Benny Benson won a contest to design Alaska’s flag researchers led by a retired police detective with a passion for genealogy have brought to light the true story of the celebrated teenager.

Pan-Pacific salmon research project begins

A Pan-Pacific salmon research expedition supported by five nations is slated to get underway between late January and mid-February, to learn more about the impact on salmon due to climate change in the North Pacific Ocean.

Cool phase forecast out for GOA in 2022

Even as the Gulf of Alaska concludes a second consecutive non-marine heatwave year, with average ocean temperatures on the surface and at depth, impacts of four years of marine heatwave period are continuing to impact the Gulf ecosystem.

NOAA proposes a $7B budget to research climate change

Officials with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have proposed a budget of $7 billion for fiscal year 2022, up from $1.5 billion in FY 2021, to fund research on what Commerce Secretary Gina M Raimondo is calling a climate crisis.

Coffee or soda? People prefer drinks that make them feel good

What makes one person happy swigging dark roast coffee or beer, while others opt for the sweet taste of a cola?

Marine mammal experts studying dead sperm whale

A team of marine mammal specialist, led by NOAA Fisheries veterinarian Kate Savage, is studying the remains of a 48-foot long sperm whale that...

Healthy breakfast, less TV benefit your heart

A good breakfast and less TV are key to heart health, says a new two-pronged study to be presented on March 17 at the...

To Your Health: exercise may protect against Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have found new evidence that a vigorous workout, which can release a flood of endorphins, those “feel-good” hormones that boost mood, also produce...

30 years later, impacts of Exxon Valdez spill linger

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster in Prince William Sound, scientists, economists and the fishing industry...
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