05-12-17 8:30 AM newscast

05-11-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

May 12, 2017

05-11-17 5:45 PM newscast

Tim Ellis/KUAC

The environmental organization World Wide Fund for Nature says the Arctic Council and its eight member nations need to do more to conserve the region’s ecosystems and promote its biological diversity. An official with the organization outlined those and other findings Wednesday at one of the many events being held at the University of Alaska Fairbanks in the lead-up to today’s Arctic Council ministerial meeting.


05-11-17 9:30 AM newscast

05-10-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

May 11, 2017

05-10-17 5:45 PM newscast

Tim Ellis/KUAC

Participants in the Arctic Broadband Forum held this week at the University of Alaska Fairbanks got an update on the progress of a project that promises to bring high-speed internet to remote northern Alaskan communities. And while residents of those towns and villages overwhelmingly support plans to bring broadband into the area, some worry about the flood of Western culture that will come with greater access to the internet.


05-10-17 8:30 AM newscast

05-09-17 8:30 AM newscast

05-09-17 KUAC NEWSMINER EVENING UPDATE

May 10, 2017

pbs.org

The Week of the Arctic gets under way today here on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Dozens of Arctic science- and policy-related events will be held throughout the week, culminating in Thursday’s Arctic Council ministerial meetings, when U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will hand over the council chairmanship to his counterpart from Finland.


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