The discovery of two giant holes in the ground in far northern Russia is raising all kinds of speculation about their origin. No one yet knows for sure how they were formed, but a leading scientist is pointing to an ever-more usual suspect—climate change.
The 25th president of the United States lost one of his claims to fame this week. The US government officially changed the name of Mount McKinley in Alaska to Denali, one of the old Native American names for the highest peak in North America. But who was McKinley and why did he get his name on a mountain in the first place?
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Alaska entomologist Derek Sikes. He's among those searching for new signs of life on Kasatochi. An eruption there last year incinerated the island's plants and animals.
In a small community in Alaska residents are speaking a language that you might not expect. Its roots come from a country that colonized Alaska in the 18th century. For today's Geo Quiz, name that country.
The United States controls immense amounts of water, so why does most of the seafood you eat come from other countries? A new book looks at the many ways the American seafood industry is out whack — and how it might be fixed.
Today's Geo Quiz takes us to Nebraska's Platte River where an estimated half a million Sandhill Cranes stop in his time of year along their annual migration route north. Alicia Hardin of Nebraska's Game and Parks Commission speaks with anchor David Baron.
In little Cordova, Alaska, a town accessible only by air and sea, they're struggling with removing the 130 inches of snow that have fallen in December and the first eight days of January — and more snow is on the way.
The World's Daniel Grossman reports from Greenland on disturbing changes. A new report says ice in Greenland and other northern regions is melting far faster than predicted just a few years ago, with possibly serious consequences for global sea levels.