Humpback Harmony

Researcher questions health of Alaska’s most visible whales BY EMILY MOUNT A fiery sunset fades into the sea as we crowd against our ship’s railings, eager to witness one of southeast Alaska’s largest inhabitants: the humpback whale.

POSITIVE MOTIVATORS

Alaskan hunters help those who have questions HUNTERS JOHN WHIPPLE AND CASEY DINKEL pride themselves on rugged DIY-type hunting adventures that take the duo on epic trips for goats on the south shores of Kodiak or brown bears on the remote island of Unimak. Both consider themselves fortunate to...

Fanged Fur

Alaska’s uneasy relationship with sea otters BY EMILY MOUNT