Lauren Rosenthal, APRN Contributor
Shell Oil might be known for selling fuel, but their logo isn’t limited to gas stations. They’ve also appeared on Lego toy sets for the last 50 years under a unique marketing agreement. But that’s breaking down under pressure from environmentalists. Download Audio
With less than a month until Election Day, the race to become Alaska’s next governor is heating up. Independent candidate Bill Walker and his Democrat running mate are canvassing the state for votes – all the way out to the Aleutians. Download Audio
A team of scientists is descending on a former nuclear test site in the Aleutians on Monday to search for damage from a massive earthquake. Download Audio:
From sweet Russian tea to fermented fur seal flipper, the traditional diet in the Aleutians and Pribilofs has always been pretty varied. Food has been a crucial part of the Unangan culture for centuries. But in the Aleutian and Pribilof islands, people are relying less on the land and sea and more on their local store. A new cookbook captures the legacy of subsistence foods in the region. Listen now:
It’s been two weeks since Russia banned imports of American food products into its country. Now, Alaska’s seafood industry is asking the U.S. government to strike back. Download Audio:
Alaska's seafood industry is getting caught in the middle of a power struggle between Russia and western nations. Ever since Russia seized part of Ukraine this winter, sanctions against it have been stacking up. Now, Russia's fighting back by banning food imports from the United States and a handful of other countries.
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and a handful of North Slope village corporations now have the option to buy into offshore drilling operations in the Chukchi Sea. It’s part of a new agreement with Shell Oil. But with the future of that company’s Arctic operations up in the air, the deal raises more questions than answers. Download Audio