Obama bars oil, gas drilling in Alaska haven

President Barack Obama declared Alaska`s ecologically rich Bristol Bay off-limits for oil and gas exploration on Tuesday, saying the move was necessary to safeguard the region`s fishing and tourism industries.

Dec 17, 2014, 06:18 AM IST

Walruses congregate on Alaska shore as ice melts

Thousands of walruses are congregating on Alaska`s northwest coast, a sign that their Arctic sea ice environment has been altered by climate change.

Sep 10, 2009, 11:32 AM IST