Wednesday, 17 January 2018
News with tag Alaska  RSS
Interior official blasts resignation of parks advisory board

Added: 17.01.2018 20:47 | 0 views | 0 comments


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A U.S. Interior Department official has reacted harshly to the resignation of most members of a board that advises it on national parks. Associate Deputy Secretary Todd Willens said Wednesday that members of the National Park System Advisory Board ignored sexual harassment at national parks and praised a former parks official ...]

From: https:

National Parks Advisory Panel Members Quit Over 'Inexcusable' Treatment From Interior Sec. Zinke

Added: 17.01.2018 18:50 | 0 views | 0 comments

Three-quarters of the United States National Park Service advisory board participated in a mass resignation on Monday night, detailing their experiences with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's refusal to meet with the group according to National Public Radio. Nine of the panel's 12 members, led by Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, handed in their resignation from the bipartisan panel, which was appointed by former President Barack Obama. Knowles sent a letter of resignation to Zinke from himself and the eight other members which relayed how the board "worked closely and productively through 2016 with dedicated National Park Service employees, an inspiring Director, and a fully supportive Department."...

Great scat! Bears -- not birds -- are the chief seed dispersers in Alaska

Added: 16.01.2018 18:12 | 0 views | 0 comments

In southeastern Alaska, brown and black bears are plentiful because of salmon. Their abundance also means they are the primary seed dispersers of berry-producing shrubs, according to a new study.

Tags: Alaska
From: https:

Magnitude 9 Earthquake Will Hit US, Canadian West Coast Between Feb 21 And Mar 7, Astrologer Predicts

Added: 16.01.2018 7:24 | 2 views | 0 comments


Frank Hoogerbeets, an astrologer based on the Netherlands, warned U.S. residents living on the West Coast to prepare for a magnitude 9 earthquake. Hoogerbeets claimed that a rare planetary alignment will occur between February 21 and March 7. He insists that the gravitational pull will increase seismic activity and that there's a "potential for a megathrust earthquake with a magnitude 8 or even 9."
In a YouTube video, Hoogerbeets explained that a On the said dates, there will be three planetary alignments. As reported by Express, He claimed that the same planetary alignment happened during the 9.5 magnitude Chilean earthquake in 1960, the 9.2 magnitude earthquake in Alaska in 1964, and the 9.3 magnitude earthquake in Sumatra in 2004.
Out of all the dates during the period he specified, Hoogerbeets is most concerned about March 4 and 5. According to him, these dates are critical.

From: feeds.inquisitr.com

Alaska lawmakers go back to work amid sex misconduct fallout

Added: 15.01.2018 17:04 | 0 views | 0 comments


JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature opens a new session Tuesday amid lingering fallout from the resignation of a House member accused of inappropriate behavior toward female aides. A new member is expected to be appointed to the House this month to replace Dean Westlake, the freshman Democrat who resigned. Lawmakers have vowed to ...]

From: https:

Whale people

Added: 14.01.2018 1:13 | 0 views | 0 comments

A glimpse into the life the Inupiat, an indigenous community in Alaska.

Tags: Alaska
From: www.bbc.co.uk

Native American women speak out about sexual violence

Added: 13.01.2018 20:05 | 0 views | 0 comments

As the country has its national reckoning with cases of sexual harassment, abuse and inequalities, there is at least one overlooked group of women. The treatment of indigenous women in the U.S. and their accusations of sexual violence perpetrated against them have been seemingly ignored. According to U.S. government statistics, Native American and Alaska Native women are more than 2.5 times more likely to be raped or sexually assaulted than other women in the country. Caroline Antone of the Tohono O'odham Nation near Tucson, Arizona, was molested when she was six years old and endured years of continued assault. As an adult, she has devoted herself to awareness, holding rape response clinics on tribal lands and encouraging others to no longer hide what happened to them.

From: https:

Native American women confront dark history of sexual violence

Added: 12.01.2018 23:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

As the country has its national reckoning with cases of sexual harassment, abuse and inequalities, there is at least one overlooked group of women. The treatment of indigenous women in the U.S. and their accusations of sexual violence perpetrated against them have been seemingly ignored. According to U.S. government statistics, Native American and Alaska Native women are more than 2.5 times more likely to be raped or sexually assaulted than other women in the country. Caroline Antone of the Tohono O'odham Nation near Tucson, Arizona, was molested when she was six years old and endured years of continued assault. As an adult, she has devoted herself to awareness, holding rape response clinics on tribal lands and encouraging others to no longer hide what happened to them.

From: https:

Older articles »
advertising

Copyright © 2008-2018 gffnews.com  - all rights reserved