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New duck-billed dinosaur footprints found in US

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 17:55

Duck-billed dinosaurs not only lived in multi-generational herds but thrived in the ancient high latitude, polar ecosystem as paleontologists have discovered a remarkable new track site filled with duck-billed dinosaur footprints in Denali National Park, Alaska.

Climate change prompting Arctic birds to breed early

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 23:10

According to a study, the earlier spring seasons and snow-melt brought about by climate change are causing migratory birds that breed in the Arctic Alaska to breed sooner.

Major earthquake hits off Alaska`s Aleutian Islands

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 13:00

A magnitude 7.9 earthquake struck deep under the ocean floor near Alaska`s Aleutian Islands, triggering shaking felt over vast distances and setting off a small tsunami, the National Tsunami Warning Center said.

Major quake strikes off Alaska; local tsunami warning

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 04:44

An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Alaska, the US Geological Survey has said, generating a local tsunami warning.

China plans to operate bullet trains to America

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 13:07

China plans to build an ambitious 13,000 km rail line to operate bullet trains to America through Russia passing through a tunnel underneath the Pacific Ocean to reach the continental US via Alaska and Canada.

US Navy breaks down ice camp north of Alaska

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 14:20

Cracks in polar sea ice north of Alaska will force the closing of an ice camp supporting a US Navy submarine exercise, the Navy announced Monday.

T. rex`s `pygmy` cousin discovered in Alaska

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 14:34

A 70 million year old fossil discovered in the Late Cretaceous sediments of Alaska reveals a new small tyrannosaur.

Diet of large herbivores like mammoths 25,000 years ago revealed

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 15:16

A team of researchers has used DNA testing to give a unique view of the diet of large mammals which roamed the northern hemisphere in the last ice-age.

Villagers rush to aid rural Alaska crash survivors

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 11:33

Residents of a rural Alaska village reached survivors of a commuter plane crash two hours after the aircraft went down in freezing rain, authorities said.

Plane crash in Alaska, 4 reported killed

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 16:45

A plane crash near the remote western Alaska village of Saint Marys in the US has killed four of the 10 people aboard, an Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman said.

Thousands of dinosaur tracks found in Alaska

Last Updated: Monday, September 30, 2013, 19:50

Real-life Jurassic Park! Thousands of fossilised dinosaur footprints have been discovered along the rocky banks of Alaska`s Yukon River.

Sarah Palin considering Senate run in 2014

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 13:52

Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has said she is contemplating a bid for U.S. Senate against Democrat Mark Begich in 2014.