• Alaska Forests in Transition

    Alaska forests in transition By Ned Rozell n almost every patch of boreal forest in Interior Alaska that ...

    Alaska forests in transition By Ned Rozell n almost every patch of boreal forest in Interior Alaska that Glenn Juday has studied since the 1980s, at least one quarter (and as many as one-half) of the ...

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  • The Wooly Mammoth Mystery of St. Paul Island

    The Wooly Mammoth Mystery of St. Paul Island By Ned Rozell ne foggy day on St. Paul Island, a woolly mamm ...

    The Wooly Mammoth Mystery of St. Paul Island By Ned Rozell ne foggy day on St. Paul Island, a woolly mammoth stepped onto a trapdoor of greenery. It plunged thirty feet to the floor of a cave. There w ...

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  • Fat the only fuel for migrating Alaska salmon

    Fat the only fuel for migrating Alaska salmon By Ned Rozell s you read this, salmon are darting through t ...

    Fat the only fuel for migrating Alaska salmon By Ned Rozell s you read this, salmon are darting through the deep blue ocean off Alaska, eating everything they can catch. Some of those brilliant silver ...

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  • Removing the mystery from Alaska’s washboard roads

    Removing the mystery from Alaska's washboard roads By Ned Rozell hile driving Alaska's graveled highways, ...

    Removing the mystery from Alaska's washboard roads By Ned Rozell hile driving Alaska's graveled highways, countless people have no doubt wondered about how an unpaved road surface turns into a bouncin ...

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  • Do Alaska’s melting glaciers make for bad oysters?

    Do Alaska's melting glaciers make for bad oysters? By Ned Rozell he rate of melting of Alaska's glaciers ...

    Do Alaska's melting glaciers make for bad oysters? By Ned Rozell he rate of melting of Alaska's glaciers into the Gulf of Alaska has nearly doubled since 1995. In July 2004, passengers on a small crui ...

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  • Methane gas escaping from ocean floor may be one cause of global warming

    Methane gas escaping from ocean floor may be one cause of global warming By Ned Rozell f the world contin ...

    Methane gas escaping from ocean floor may be one cause of global warming By Ned Rozell f the world continues to get warmer, vast amounts of methane gas trapped under the sea could belch up and worsen ...

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  • Alaska’s fish are very clean

    Alaska's fish are very clean By Ned Rozell hough buffered by many hundreds of miles from the world's indu ...

    Alaska's fish are very clean By Ned Rozell hough buffered by many hundreds of miles from the world's industrial centers, the far north is not as pristine as it seems. Scientists have found dioxins in ...

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  • The dominant predator of North America?

    The dominant predator of North America? By Ned Rozell n the days when Alaska was a vast grassland, a mass ...

    The dominant predator of North America? By Ned Rozell n the days when Alaska was a vast grassland, a massive bear hunted the treeless plains. Walking on four lean legs, the giant, short-faced bear loo ...

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  • Bowhead Whales

    Bowhead Whales May Be the World's Oldest Mammals By Ned Rozell hile helping Alaska Native whale hunter Bi ...

    Bowhead Whales May Be the World's Oldest Mammals By Ned Rozell hile helping Alaska Native whale hunter Billy Adams cut sections of blubber from a bowhead whale, Biologist Craig George pressed his knif ...

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  • What Causes the Aurora Borealis?

    What Causes the Aurora Borealis? By Larry Gedney and Vladimir Degen uring the early 19th century, some of ...

    What Causes the Aurora Borealis? By Larry Gedney and Vladimir Degen uring the early 19th century, some of the best scientific minds of the period believed that the aurora was caused by the reflection ...

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