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Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
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malaspina glacier melt

Huge Malaspina Glacier is positioned to be a big contributor to sea-level rise, study says

Using airborne radar equipment, scientists were able to do the equivalent of a full-body scan of the world’s largest piedmont glacier.

Alaska seaweed farming environmental & economic gains

Seaweed farming inspires high hopes in Alaska for economic and environmental benefits

It is seen as a bright spot in a troubled coastal economy, but seaweed cultivation must overcome many obstacles before it can become big business in the state

ConocoPhillips Willow project
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BLM recommends trims to Willow plan, bringing huge oil project closer to development

The ConocoPhillips Willow project, Alaska's biggest new oil field in two decades, has excited state officials but angered environmentalists.
Ocean Guardian School Program in Alaska
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School program for 'Ocean Guardians' seeks to expand in Alaska

In the Ocean Guardian School Program partners with K-12 schools in Alaska to educate students to participate in conservation efforts. 
microplastics found in Bering Strait-area spotted seals
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Student project tracking microplastics found in Bering Strait-area spotted seals

Tiny plastic bits found in the stomachs of spotted seals harvested by village hunters show how microplastics have spread in the ocean.

crafting energy policies as Arctic transforms

University of Alaska report issued to help state leaders craft energy policies as Arctic transforms

Experts from different University of Alaska campuses have collaborated on a broad-ranging report for policy makers about energy challenges.
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alaska & carbon markets
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Alaska wants to profit by leaving timber uncut and pumping carbon underground

Investment is flooding into projects, driven by the increasing urgency to slow global warming by cutting human-caused carbon emissions.
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