Monitoring a mystery bird in Yakutat, Alaska

2020-03-07T05:11:07-09:00

Monitoring a mystery bird in Yakutat, Alaska By Ned Rozell YAKUTAT — On sandy barrier islands between mountains and the sea, two different birds that look alike lay their eggs side-by-side. Biologists here are learning more about the less-common, more mysterious one. Arctic terns and Aleutian terns gather together on ocean spits to scratch out [...]

Monitoring a mystery bird in Yakutat, Alaska2020-03-07T05:11:07-09:00

Changing Climate Forcing Ducks North to Alaska

2020-03-07T05:11:07-09:00

Changing Climate Forcing Ducks North to Alaska By Ned Rozell Every spring, millions of ducks touch down on Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge, a spread of muskeg and dark water the size of Maryland. These days, more ruddy ducks seem to be among them. Recent sightings of this handsome, rust-colored bird — the males with [...]

Changing Climate Forcing Ducks North to Alaska2020-03-07T05:11:07-09:00

Beavers Moving Into Northern Alaska Due To Climate Change

2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

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 leave a mark,” UAF ecologist Ken Tape said of North America’s largest rodents, beavers. He has observed the recent work of beavers north [...]

Beavers Moving Into Northern Alaska Due To Climate Change2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

California Governor Brown Stops Off In Alaska To Talk Climate

2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00

California Governor Brown Stops Off In Alaska To Talk Climate By Ned Rozell A few Alaska researchers recently accepted a surprise assignment of giving Jerry Brown a tour of the Seward Peninsula. The California governor was stopping in Nome on his way to a meeting in Russia. The 79-year-old environmentalist and leader of a state [...]

California Governor Brown Stops Off In Alaska To Talk Climate2020-03-07T05:11:12-09:00