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us approves land exchange for road through alaska refuge




interior secretary ryan zinke signed a land trade agreement monday that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in alaska, portraying the exchange as a people-versus-wildlife issue.



collaboration between scientists and stakeholders vital to climate readiness in




as a u.s. state, alaska is unique not only for its massive size but also for its reserves of natural resources and its land management. over 60 percent of the state is federally owned, and the majority of the remainder is either state land, university land or owned by alaska native corporations.



how drilling for oil in the arctic national wildlife refuge could impact wildlif




the arctic national wildlife refuge is the largest and most pristine patch of publicly owned wilderness in the u.s. credit: hillebrand/usfwsthe arctic national wildlife refuge is america's largest and wildest piece of publicly owned land. polar bears, caribou, and wolves roam its 19.6 million acres;...



re-assessing alaska's energy frontier




less than 80 miles from prudhoe bay, home to the giant oil fields that feed the trans-alaska pipeline, lies the site of usgs' latest oil and gas assessment: the national petroleum reserve-alaska and adjacent areas. managed by the bureau of land management, the npr-a covers 22.8 million acres, more t...



150 years ago today, the u.s. bought alaska from russia for $7.2 million




on march 30, 1867, the united states gave the government of russia a check for $7.2 million and took possession of a vast new land that became the alaska territory.



150 years ago today, the u.s. bought alaska from russia for $7.2 million




on march 30, 1867, the united states gave the government of russia a check for $7.2 million and took possession of a vast new land which became the alaska territory.



tax bill to allow oil drilling in alaskan wildlife refuge




congress is close to lifting a 40-year-old ban on energy development in alaska’s arctic national wildlife refuge, but drilling for oil in that frozen wilderness may still be years away as the effort faces exhaustive environmental reviews and likely lawsuits.it could be a decade or more before any ...



why oil companies may not be interested in drilling anwr




republicans in congress have added a proposal to allow oil drilling in a long-disputed alaskan wildlife refuge to their tax reform bill, but experts say that oil and gas companies might not even be interested.the tax cuts and jobs act includes a provision to allow drilling in the arctic national wil...



land rover discovery hauls 110-ton aussie road train across the outback




land rover wants people interested in the new discovery to know it can tow a lot of weight. while most discovery buyers will never tow anything, much less take the capable suv off-road, land rover hooked the discovery to a 100-meter long road train that weighs in at 110 tons. a road train is a big r...



re-assessing alaska's energy frontier




permafrost forms a grid-like pattern in the national petroleum reserve-alaska, a 22.8 million acre region managed by the bureau of land management on alaska's north slope. usgs has periodically assessed oil and gas resource potential there. credit: david houseknecht, usgs. public domainless than 80 ...



nasa's arctic ecosystem science flights begin




the arctic boreal vulnerability experiment (above) has started the second year of its campaign, which will use airborne instruments to monitor ecosystems in alaska and northwestern canada. the campaign will study forests and lakes like this one, outside of fairbanks, alaska, where methane is being r...



how the russian media distorted comments by an alaska state official




alaska gubernatorial candidate bill walker, left, talks with his former running mate, craig fleener, before a news conference, sept. 2, 2014, in anchorage, alaska. ap photo / mark thiessenon thursday, we published an article titled “russian media distorts comments by alaska state official,” desc...



re-assessing alaska's energy frontier | eurekalert! science news




image: fish creek wanders through the national petroleum reserve-alaska, a 22.8 million acre region managed by the bureau of land management on alaska's north slope. usgs has periodically assessed oil and... view more credit: david houseknecht, usgsless than 80 miles from prudhoe bay, home to the ...



a glacier disappears in alaska




they went to alaska for adventure. then, they witnessed the glaciers melting.



5 things you need to know about driving the 2017 land rover discovery suv off-ro




the 2017 land rover discovery is more than just the latest family-friendly luxury suv from the british brand. it also goes above and beyond when it comes to tackling off-road terrain that would have most other sport-utility vehicles in its class breaking out the maps to try to find a paved road arou...



russian media distorts comments by alaska state official




it’s nearly april, but it might as well be christmas morning in moscow. yes, on the 150th anniversary of “seward’s folly,” a u.s. official today endorsed alaska’s return to russia. that, anyway, is how the russian state media reported it.according to the ria novosti news agency, alaska’s...



high-speed internet to bring big change in remote alaska




jeff kowunna used his drone to record this year's celebration of another successful bowhead whaling harvest for one of the oldest alaska native settlements.



why alaska belongs to america not russia




one hundred and fifty years ago, on march 30, 1867, u.s. secretary of state william h. seward and russian envoy baron edouard de stoeckl signed the treaty of cession. with a stroke of a pen, tsar alexander ii had ceded alaska, his country’s last remaining foothold in north america, to the united s...



presstv-southern georgia wildfire forces evacuations




several dozen people in georgia’s southernmost county have been evacuated after a wildfire in the okefenokee swamp has begun to burn just a few miles from the st. george community.saturday’s evacuation initially included a sparsely populated rural area of charleton county from jim crawford loop ...



focus shifts to widening ballari road




with the government scrapping the steel flyover project, the focus is back on the widening of ballari road.the bruhat bengaluru mahanagara palike (bbmp) needs to widen the road to ease traffic snarls. in the name of addressing traffic congestion, the government had proposed the steel flyover whose e...



mexico to put endangered vaquita porpoises in refuge




in a bid to save the world's smallest species of porpoise from extinction, the mexican government announced plans tuesday to place some of them in a temporary refuge.



survey: disruptive tech transformations | hr exchange network




“the road goes ever on and onout from the door where it began.now far ahead the road has gone.let others follow, if they can!”~j.r.r. tolkien, the lord of the rings~a quote from j.r.r. tolkien sums up the journey human resource professionals and their companies have taken. to further explain the...



rx for orphan walrus calf: touch, massage, cuddle, repeat




in this wednesday, june 21, 2017, photo provided by alaska sealife center shows a walrus pup in a quarantined pen as it's cared for at the alaska sealife center, in seward, alaska. the pup was found on a mining barge in nome, alaska, and transported to the sealife center, which is the only facility ...



is the trump admin threatening alaska over health care politics?




sen. lisa murkowski (r-alaska) has been one of the more consistent skeptics of her party’s health care crusade, and donald trump has made no secret of his frustrations with her principles. the question, however, is just how far the president is prepared to go in expressing his dissatisfaction.the ...



aai owns 55,800 acres of land: civil aviation minister




the airports authority of india (aai) owns around 55,800 acres of land across the country out of which 798 acres under encroachment, minister of civil aviation jayant sinha informed lok sabha on thursday.the use of land under aai is restricted to discharge its functions related to airports but the n...