• Caribou on the Run at Fortymile River

    Caribou on the Run at Fortymile River By Ned Rozell Floating down the Fortymile River, we heard the roar ...

    Caribou on the Run at Fortymile River By Ned Rozell Floating down the Fortymile River, we heard the roar of a rapid just ahead. At the same time, we noticed the caribou, about 50 of them, clustered on ...

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  • Pink salmon — too much of a good thing?

    Pink salmon — too much of a good thing? By Ned Rozell Of the five species of salmon that swim Alaska wate ...

    Pink salmon — too much of a good thing? By Ned Rozell Of the five species of salmon that swim Alaska waters, the pink is by far the most plentiful. Some scientists think the fish is an overabundant pr ...

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  • Alaska’s Crested Auklet

    Alaska's Crested Auklet By Ned Rozell Millions of Alaska birds nest on rocky emerald islands seen by few ...

    Alaska's Crested Auklet By Ned Rozell Millions of Alaska birds nest on rocky emerald islands seen by few people other than ship captains. One of the funkiest of these creatures is the crested auklet, ...

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  • Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide

    Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide By Ned Rozell KANUTI HOT SPRINGS — After a few hours of skiing through d ...

    Alaska Hot Springs, Far and Wide By Ned Rozell KANUTI HOT SPRINGS — After a few hours of skiing through deep snow, Forest Wagner and I smelled a tuna sandwich. We knew we were closing in on warm pools ...

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  • Streaking, Manmade Lights in the Sky

    Streaking, Manmade Lights in the Sky By Ned Rozell I slept outside a few nights ago. Lying a platform of ...

    Streaking, Manmade Lights in the Sky By Ned Rozell I slept outside a few nights ago. Lying a platform of packed snow, my face looking upward from the sleeping bag, I squinted at the Big Dipper. Within ...

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  • Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed?

    Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed? By Ned Rozell In a packed university conference room, biologis ...

    Where are the Yukon Chinook Salmon Headed? By Ned Rozell In a packed university conference room, biologist Randy Brown spoke of chinook, the fatty king of far-north salmon. “It's more than just a fish ...

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  • Alaska Hit By Major Earthquake, Again

    Alaska Hit By Major Earthquake, Again By Ned Rozell What’s this? Another aftershock? That’s hundreds now, ...

    Alaska Hit By Major Earthquake, Again By Ned Rozell What’s this? Another aftershock? That’s hundreds now, each more faint than the last. Sorry, I guess I’ve moved on. I should pay more attention, give ...

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  • Beavers Moving Into Northern Alaska Due To Climate Change

    Beavers Moving Into Northern Alaska Due To Climate Change By Ned Rozell Animals the size of Labrador retr ...

    Beavers Moving Into Northern Alaska Due To Climate Change By Ned Rozell Animals the size of Labrador retrievers are changing the face of Alaska, creating new ponds visible from space. “These guys leav ...

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  • Alaska Salmon Complete a 1,000-mile Journey, and Life

    Alaska Salmon Complete a 1,000-mile Journey, and Life By Ned Rozell MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morni ...

    Alaska Salmon Complete a 1,000-mile Journey, and Life By Ned Rozell MOUTH OF THE DELTA RIVER — On a morning with biting air in the single digits Fahrenheit, this river smells like sulfur and is splash ...

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  • Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape

    Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape By Ned Rozell The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a ...

    Wolves a defining part of Alaska landscape By Ned Rozell The wolf tracks appeared as they always do, as a surprise. On a day between fall and winter, with the leaves fallen and browning but the ground ...

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