Researchers are working at a remote ranch in the Aleutians, commuting by helicopter to the brim of a volcano to perform maintenance on their monitoring equipment.
Alaska Archives - State of the Planet
Author Tom Kizzia’s 2021 book dives into the history of a town awash in Alaskan legend, telling a story that tries to capture the fascination that many Alaskans feel about the state.
In the Arctic, climate change is upsetting the migratory rhythms of many species, disrupting pollinators, and spelling trouble for ecosystems around the world.
Once filled with ice, glacial valleys are now flowing with water in a warming climate, opening up new habitat for the Pacific salmon and revealing opportunities for a modern-day gold rush in parts of British Columbia and Alaska, a new study finds.
A Columbia Climate School Ph.D. student recounts a research expedition into an active volcano in the Aleutian Islands.
A report on the 2021 artists in residence at the Wrangell Mountains Center in McCarthy, Alaska.
Sea ice is rapidly melting off the northwest coast of Alaska, endangering the Indigenous population. Researchers joined forces with the local community to understand how climate change is affecting their region.
As a glacier in southern Alaska melts, a major river is likely to shift course within the next decade, putting the future of local fisheries and a popular rafting path at risk.
A proposed rare earth element mine on a mountainous island in Alaska is at the center of a geopolitical conflict and an environmental crisis.
Glacial flooding is never predictable, but Juneau’s response has become reliably routine, thanks to scientific research and partnerships with government.