Many Alaska fishermen are likely to be involved in regulatory meetings next spring instead of being out on the water.
After years of stressing process over policy, Alaska’s U.S. senators have both announced their opposition to development of the Pebble mine.
The county in Hawaii joins a long line of cities, counties and states suing the fossil fuel industry for damages related to climate change.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a proposed settlement with Lanai Oil Company, Inc. for Clean Water Act violations at its facility on Lanaʻi Island.
When donors rallied to save the Seward institution, they extended a lifeline to valuable research, educational programs, and wildlife rescue and rehabilitation.
The state of Alaska released a plan to divide $50 million in federal coronavirus relief funding payments among fishing industry workers affected by the pandemic.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A tribal consortium and five tribal governments in Alaska have filed a lawsuit against the federal government to stop a road project that would carve through wilderness in northwest Alaska to support mining in a mineral-rich area.
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Alaska Department of Fish and Game today released the Section 12005 CARES Act fisheries assistance draft spending plan for public comment at adfg.alaska.gov.
Collaborative report, depending on how well models perform, will be out in a year or two
Study: Maui County businesses are hardest hit by the shutdown of tourism
The Trump Administration on Monday set the stage for a lease sale in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in the coming months, but industry observers and Alaska leaders say oil won’t flow for years.
The federal government is requiring the company behind the Pebble Mine to take extra steps to mitigate “unavoidable adverse impacts to aquatic resources,” delaying its final decision on the project.
Alaska salmon have gotten smaller in recent decades, a downsizing that appears to be largely driven by climate change and increased competition for food as hatcheries release some 5 billion young fish into the North Pacific each year, according to a study published this month by U.S. and Canadian researchers in the science journal Nature Communications.
A more-than-a-decade’s long battle over a proposed copper and gold mine in Alaska took another turn recently as the Army Corps of Engineers pressed pause on a permit for the project to move forward.
There has been a notable lack of transparency from local officials when it comes to data surrounding Hawaii’s coronavirus pandemic.
New research indicates the ecosystem of the Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ecosystem has been growing healthier since it was closed to visitors March 18 due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation announced today.
Alaska seafood processors are paying tens of millions of dollars extra to cover costs from the COVID-19 pandemic, and most of it is coming out of pocket.
KAANAPALI - The state Department of Land & Natural Resources is proposing a $9,275,000 project to replenish sand and mitigate chronic and extreme seasonal erosion at Kaanapali Beach over the last four decades.
Gwich’in elder Sarah James has long fought efforts to drill in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In an e360 interview, she talks about the Trump administration’s move to open these lands to development and why the fate of the refuge and of her people are intertwined.
Landowners, volunteers and an army of local hunters are helping the state fight an uphill battle to protect Hawaii’s forests — and its drinking water.
There is less sea ice in the Bering Sea now than at any time in at least 5,500 years.
Scientists like to say that climate change is creating winners and losers in Alaska: Some species will struggle, while others could benefit from warmer habitats.
Green sea turtles are now nesting at a windward Oahu beach where the military trains.
You can feel the encroaching decay in the sides of buildings, in the limp remains of a once-proud drill rig slowly rusting into the waterlogged gravel and tundra.
Last year, warnings were issued of the slow economic death of Alaskan fishing communities as their access to nearby fisheries that they depend on becomes squeezed by off-shore interests, lawsuits and slow or nonexistent political and regulatory responses.
The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced that it intends to conduct an Environmental Impact Statement on new oil and natural gas leasing in Alaska’s Cook Inlet.
Facing the loss of a resource that has supported generations of fishing families, this community set out to protect the pristine waters of southeast Alaska — and it’s working.
HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Users of Hanauma Bay are pushing for an online reservation system to reduce the number of visitors and protect the bay’s ecosystem.
This father-and-son duo are pushing for more culturally sensitive methods for academic shark research. Will the University of Hawaii listen?
A new study has found a 45% decline in the biomass of important fish species in West Hawai‘i’s reefs across a 10-year period.
As much as 40% of Hawaii's beaches could be lost to sea level rise by 2050, a new study predicts.
KAANAPALI — The state Department of Land & Natural Resources’ Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) will hold an informational meeting on the proposed Kaanapali Beach Restoration and Berm Enhancement Project at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24.
have to believe there's more than one reason Northern Dynasty Minerals and Pebble Limited Partnership have struggled to secure investors for a literal gold mine. Could one of them be that they're not quite as slick as they think they are? [Editor's note: This editorial has been updated to include a response from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.]
Hawaii must adopt and implement sea level rise mitigation measures.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking into what officials described as “inaccuracies and falsehoods” in statements made by Pebble Partnership Ltd. executives and recorded by a Washington, D.C. environmental group whose representatives told Pebble they were potential investors.