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.
Scientists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have found that wood frogs in subarctic interior Alaska survive cold during winter season by freezing themselves below minus 18 degrees Celsius for up to 218 days and then come back to life in the spring season.
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.
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.
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.