The slow decline of Alaska’s Taku Glacier has become apparent in newly released photographs shared by NASA’s Earth Observatory. The massive glacier, which measures 4,860 feet from surface to floor, was gaining mass for almost 50 years, but now appears to be shrinking. A pair of satellite photos taken in August 2014 and August 2018...
The Trump administration said on Tuesday it will be auctioning off nearly 4 million acres (1.6 million hectares) of land in Arctic Alaska for oil development next month, and it is promising much more territory will be open to development in the future.
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