In June, President Obama said, "we can't just drill our way out of the energy and climate challenge that we face." I am hopeful that the president will heed his own advice, and keep our Arctic Ocean safe from dirty and dangerous oil drilling.
Humpbacks sizes of buses frolic close by. The two-year-old spots a mother and baby orca jumping together, splashing silver from their black and white uniforms. Beautiful. Then, an adult orca comes straight for the boat.
I thank Mr. O'Reilly for coming here. We appreciate the business and hope he'll come back soon. But do it as a tourist, as a student, as a wildlife enthusiast or sportsman. Alaska is here for people to enjoy, not haphazardly decode.
Even without many of the labor benefits of other jobs, I know carnies who never want to work any other way, or "be" anything else than a carny.
The tax cut that was supposed to yield increased oil production may not. Alaska Senate Bill 21 -- the controversial tax break for oil companies doing...
We have successfully beaten back every attempt to exploit the refuge, but that doesn't mean the fight is over. The oil and gas industry is still trying to claim these public lands.
Given the rapid rate at which public support is growing nationwide, it doesn't take a mathematician to recognize that marijuana prohibition is on its way out.
Carnivals are melting pots of ethnicity, with Mexicans and South Africans leading the way. The globalization of world's labor force hasn't left out carnivals.
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So much of my time hitchhiking, I think of roads. Of Patch workers on ice roads. Of roadside running caribou. Of traveling carnival convoys. Of runners in love living their dream lives on the road. There's a lot of living on the road and some rides go far.
Intermittency Of Renewables Is Shrinking reports Zachary Shahan at CleanTechnica. Solar thermal can be designed to be continuous, off-shore wind has l...
Standing 6-foot-6 six and weighing nearly 300 pounds, Mao Tosi is hard to miss, even in a crowd. The former NFL defensive end is perhaps one of the ci...
Alaska is sometimes thought of as America's last frontier, with the state's rugged mountains covering huge amounts of land, much of it largely untouched by humans. An Alaskin cruise brings passengers alongside wildlife and glaciers with panoramic views from the ship's deck.
The combined effects of technology, development, industry, and tourism continue to shrink the world, and we're losing wild places all the time -- but as humans, we're still drawn to them. As we're forced farther and farther afield "to get away from it all," as they were doing, the risk grows.
With the price of gas trending downward, there's no better time to jump in the car, put the top down, and head out for a drive. Here, we have 10 itineraries for some of the country's most classic road trips.
EPA just concluded a 60-day public comment period, and the vast majority of people asked EPA to protect Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine. NRDC members and activists alone sent over 267,000 petitions to the agency.