DOHA, Qatar (AP) — An amount of freshwater almost the size of the Dead Sea has been lost in parts of the Middle East due to poor management, increased demands for groundwater and the effects of a 2007 drought, according to a NASA study.
TURLOCK, Calif. (AP) — In an almond orchard in California’s Central Valley, bee inspector Neil Trent pried open a buzzing hive and pulled out a frame to see if it was at least two-thirds covered with bees.
The community of Yakutat is trying to turn ocean waves into a source of renewable energy.
The estimated number of endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales is showing a small but insignificant increase.
Stanford University Medical Center doctors gave Alex Lee a parting gift at the end of his heart operations earlier this year: surgeon’s masks.
Rural entities across Alaska are looking for alternative sources of energy as a solution to unsustainable fuel and power bills. The Gateway School District, headquartered in Tok, appears to have found its answer to both in the woods.
The absence of vast swaths of summer sea ice is changing the behavior of Pacific walrus, federal scientists said Nov. 14, but added that more research will be needed to say what the final effects might be.
Forget political pundits, gut instincts, and psychics. The mightier-than-ever silicon chip seems to reveal the future.
The manager of the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Alaska is retiring at the end of 2012 after 36 years with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and if the agency serves cake when Paul Liedberg and others retire this year, it will have to be a big one.