Alaska and Hawaii

January 26, 2017

DEADLINE: Jefferson Fellowships for Journalists

The Fellowships comprise one week of dialogue with professional colleagues and experts at the East-West Center in Hawaii, followed by a two-week study tour to cities in Asia or the U.S. Theme of the Spring 2017 Program is "Trade, Security and Strategic Relationships in Asia Pacific and the Future of the US Role." Apply by Jan 26, 2017.

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Projects in 12 States Share Wildfire Funding

$15 million of Stimulus funding for 55 projects, designed to help reduce wildfire hazards and reclaim burned lands, could be of substantial interest in the receiving communities.

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Magic Number: a Sketchy "Fact" About Polar Bears Keeps Going...And Going... And Going

By PETER DYKSTRA

When Interior Secretary Dirk Kempthorne announced the listing of the polar bear as a threatened species in May, the political trench warfare over global warming flared up anew. Environmental groups professed surprise that a reluctant Bush Administration acted at all. Global warming deniers said the decision was ludicrous. They cited a polar bear population — a five-fold increase since the 1970s, a doubling since the 1950s, a quadrupling since the 1960s.

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