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Obama administration approves logging in Alaska national forest

The U.S. Forest Service agreed Monday to sell timber to a Ketchikan mill in a roadless area of the Tongass National Forest after the Obama administration’s approved the sale. Orion North timber sale is the first such awarded since Secretary … Continue reading

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Glaciers around Juneau are receding 30 feet or more each year

By Cornelia Dean JUNEAU, Alaska — Global warming conjures images of rising seas that threaten coastal areas. But in Juneau, as almost nowhere else in the world, climate change is having the opposite effect: As the glaciers here melt, the … Continue reading

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