It lost more than 40 per cent of its area in just two days at the end of July, researchers said on Thursday.
Alaska Department of Fish and Game records show two other unusually wayward moose hunts: One in 2016 taken north of Teshekpuk Lake along the Arctic coast, and another in 2014 on the Kokolik River near Point Lay.
With few fish and limited berries, bear encounters are high in Alaska's capital city this year.
A longtime resident of Watson Lake, Yukon, has contributed to the world of science — simply by taking a picture.
In Finnmark and parts of Troms, good and favorite berry bogs have cracked and disappeared. The reason is warmer and more humid climate. "Almost impossible to reverse," says a bog researcher.
A haze visible through Southcentral Alaska on Wednesday was caused by smoke from fires burning in Siberia that began flowing into Alaska in early July.
Julie Dimperio Holowach, a recently retired fashion executive from New York City, was swimming near Bailey Island on Monday afternoon when she was attacked.
Scientists say the grass carp population in the Chambly Basin is probably small, but the presence of this species in any number is bad news.
Temperatures are expected to remain above 80 degrees for the rest of the week.
The image shows a bloom of phytoplankton in the Barents Sea, north of Scandinavia and Russia.The floating plant-like organisms are showing up in higher concentrations across the Arctic Ocean.
It may not come as a surprise, but Yukon has seen an unusually high number of mosquitoes this year — and they aren't physically distancing.
The last two nights have been cold in the country. In Hedmark, the 56-year-old cold record for July has been beaten.
It was hotter today on Svalbard than in the Norwegian capital, Oslo. So much so, that the previous temperature record from 1979 was smashed.