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Photo highlights from Alaska . More pictures from Alaska are available at Alaska images. Unless otherwise specified, images were taken by Rhett A. Butler and are copyright mongabay.com 1994-2012.

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News on Alaska

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Earlier this week, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) approved Shell Gulf of Mexico Inc.'s multi-year Exploration Plan for the Chukchi Sea off the northern Alaska coast. Environmental groups have raised concerns over the approval, ...

Seven conservation societies have joined a campaign to push the Obama administration to end old-growth forest logging in Alaska's Tongass National ...

A mass of thousands of walruses were spotted hauled up on land in northwest Alaska during NOAA aerial surveys earlier this ...

Alaska got California weather at the end of January, as displayed by a new map based on data by NASA's Terra ...

The Yukon Flats area of Alaska is today burning more frequently and severely than it has in the last 10,000 years, ...

After a colder-than-average spring, Alaska is suffering a sudden and record-breaking heatwave. Temperatures on Monday, June 17th hit a stunning 96 ...

Royal Dutch Shell announced today that it was setting "pause" on its exploratory drilling activities in the Arctic for 2013. Shell's ...

On Monday night, an oil drilling rig owned by Dutch Royal Shell ran aground on Sitkalidak Island in southern Alaska, prompting ...

Although unlikely to pass anytime in the near term, recurring legislation that would hand over 80,000 acres of the Tongass Rainforest ...

Twelve miles off shore from the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge floats a seemingly tiny man-made device—at least from an airplane—but it's ...

The Parnell administration's Timber Task Force recently unveiled a proposal to carve out two million acres of the Tongass National Forest ...

Following global protests, a series of embarrassing mishaps, and a lengthy regulatory process, Dutch Royal Shell has announced it is abandoning ...

With the approval of the Obama Administration, Royal Dutch Shell began drilling into the ocean floor of the Chukchi Sea off ...

In the same week that sea ice in the Arctic Ocean hit another record low due to climate change, the Obama ...

The clock is running out for oil giant, Royal Dutch Shell, to drill controversial oil wells in the U.S. Arctic before ...

A new video highlights recent efforts to restore rivers in the Tongass Forest, the world's largest intact temperate rainforest. Industrial logging ...

Last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior approved oil spill clean-up plans by Royal Dutch Shell Oil in the Beaufort ...

Alaskan fishermen and tour operators visited Washington D.C. last week to urge the federal government to shift the focus from logging ...

Up to 17 percent of the tallest old-growth trees in the Tongass temperate rainforest could be cut under new U.S. legislation, ...

Drilling in the Arctic waters of the U.S. may become as contested an issue as the Keystone Pipeline XL in up-coming ...
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