The University of Alaska Fairbanks’s Center for One Health Research is partnering with the U.S. State Department in an online international conference on a holistic and collaborative approach to promoting the health of people and wildlife who live in the circumpolar north, as well as the land itself.
Fairbanks-area environmental activists say they’re building on the momentum they generated two weeks ago during the local observance of the global People’s Climate March.They’re forming a local chapter of the national organization that headed-up the march to help lobby for limits on carbon emissions to reduce the impact of climate change.
The Alaska Supreme Court is standing behind a decision it issued last spring, affirming that the state must consider cumulative impacts of exploration and development as it reviews oil and gas leases. As KUAC’s Dan Bross opposing sides in the case have differing views on the significance of the decision.
Alaskans and conservationists around the world are mourning the passing of Ginny Wood, who died Friday at age 95. A memorial service will be held early next month for the Alaskan pioneer, aviator, world traveler and environmentalist.