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    Trump Administration to Allow Logging in Pristine National Forest

    Trump Administration to Allow Logging in Pristine National Forest

    America’s largest national forest, Tongass National Forest in Alaska, will be opened up to logging and road construction after the Trump administration finalizes its plans to open up the forest on Friday, according to The New York Times. The plans to open up the forest to logging have been in the works for years. In […]

    Climate Change, Oil Development Threaten Alaska’s Polar Bears

    Climate Change, Oil Development Threaten Alaska’s Polar Bears

    By Jennie Gosché In late 2019, before the world was completely upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, I was presented a last-minute chance to photograph polar bears outside one of the northernmost villages in the United States — Kaktovik, Alaska. It was an opportunity I couldn’t refuse, and as the COVID-19 pandemic now stretches into summer […]

    7.8 Earthquake Strikes off Alaska

    7.8 Earthquake Strikes off Alaska

    Alaskans were rattled by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake Tuesday night that sent people fleeing for higher ground in case of a possible tsunami, before the warning was canceled. The quake struck offshore at 10:12 p.m. local time and was located around 500 miles southwest of Anchorage and around 60 miles southeast of Perryville, Alaska, CBS […]