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  • Utqiaġvik, Alaska: 65 Days Of Near Darkness To Go

    Utqiaġvik, Alaska: 65 Days Of Near Darkness To Go0

    Today, the city of Utqiaġvik, Alaska, will go into almost complete darkness. The Sun is set only to rise on this Arctic Circle town on January 23 of 2021. The northernmost American town, formerly known as Barrow, will experience a cycle of 65 days of the Polar Nights, a natural phenomenon of near-darkness 24 hours

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  • Polar Bears Suffer From Mystery Illness

    Polar Bears Suffer From Mystery Illness1

    During the past two weeks, scientists have discovered nine polar bears in the Beaufort Sea region of Alaska suffering from sores on their skin and bald patches in their fur. Now the bears, part of a group of 33, are studied to see if their symptoms could provide clues to a more widespread problem plaguing

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  • Pic of the Day: Magical Moonrise

    Pic of the Day: Magical Moonrise0

    This picture called “Moonrise over Northern Lights” is one of the 50 finalists of the 9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest. After seeing over 67,000 photographs from 109 countries the judges have selected 10 finalists in each category: Altered Images, Americana, The Natural World, People and Travel. According to Smithsonian Magazine, the hallmarks of a winning

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  • Pic of the Day: Cleveland Volcano in Alaska

    Pic of the Day: Cleveland Volcano in Alaska0

    The risk of an explosive eruption at Cleveland keeps increasing, while another Alaskan volcano, Kanaga, seems to be awakening. Mount Cleveland, located in the Aleutian Mountains in Alaska, is on the way of many flights over the north Pacific, so an explosive eruption would probably affect air traffic. This picture of the volcano was made

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