Best friends since childhood, Neil Walsky and Jesse Frechione have committed the next four months, the next 6,690 miles, and several canisters of bear-repellent to riding their bicycles from Anchorage, Alaska all the way to Cartagena, Colombia for breast cancer.
A drawn-out redistricting process has resulted in nearly all of the state's House and Senate seats being up for grabs, and challengers have come out in force to make a play for those open seats.
EPA should move forward promptly, upon completion of the peer-review process, to protect the Bristol Bay watershed, its communities, and the irreplaceable wild salmon fishery that sustains them.
Jon Krakauer's nonfiction opus Into the Wild begins on the cover "In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked ...
We don't air our struggles and ask for pity regarding our troubles but the public should be exposed to the true, unglamorous sacrifices our service members and their families' make. Not the staged glory.
If you have been tempted to go on a safari, but you don't want to leave America, here's the solution! Leave your passport at home and take a wildlife adventure tour at a bed and breakfast in this country.
Although my companions and I are far from being swarthy, tattooed sailors full of song and stories, we are in search of the same adventure.
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There are several paintings in the museum of people who donated money or collections, but this one wasn't a typical portrait. The man and woman in the painting were dressed in climbing gear and kneeling on a mountain summit, holding an American flag and the flag of the National Geographic Society.
OK, I get it now. Convincing the public to help with economic recovery requires the promise of immediate gratification -- beyond the threat of imminent economic armageddon. This could be huge for worldwide tourism industry.
As EPA's scientific review found, the Pebble Mine would devastate the region -- its wild salmon fishery, its people, its communities, and its economy.
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell's resistance to federal meddling in Alaska business makes his recent decision all the more contradictory.
To date, Alaskan salmon fisheries have been among the best managed fisheries in the world; however, a proposed pebble mine in Bristol Bay could wreak havoc on this valuable fishery.
They remain just as abundant as they were decades ago. In other words, they appear to be resilient to the environmental changes that have occurred in the last few decades. Will they remain resilient in the future? It is anyone's guess.
Why didn't Alaska join 23 other states challenging Citizens United v. Federal Elections Commission?
When it comes to oil in the north, the time has arrived for environmentalists and Alaska Natives themselves to face the fact the gasoline that fuels the internal combustion engine long ago corrupted traditional cultural practices.