Studying wood frogs requires first finding the tiny animals in the vast Arctic, then preserving their DNA while huddled in a tent.
Biologist Dena Matkin has studied killer whales near Glacier Bay for decades. Her work contributed to a deeper understanding of killer whale behavior, predation, and social structure.
As a commercial fisher, author Nick Rahaim watched colleagues shoot at whales looting from their lines. Here’s why everyone loses when that happens.
Come April, light-starved Alaskans on porches lift their faces to the sun, letting it gently massage cheeks, brows, and shuttered eyelids. Some native wildflowers attuned to circadian rhythms…
Six kinds of bat species inhabit Alaska. Scientists and enthused citizens are working together to understand more about them.
Nick Jans remembers taking photos of caribou bulls in the Kobuk River 23 years ago, before digital photography. Did he get the shot?
Bears are creatures of habit, and create trails through Alaska visible as ruts in the earth and marked by scents along the route.
Singing voles are vocal little critters found only on St. Matthew Island, and they face threats from climate change and introduced predators.
A researcher who studied snowy owls near Utqiagvik for 30 years has noticed the birds are less common and having less success breeding.