Alaska Current Affairs, GK & News
The US military spotted a Chinese spy balloon near Alaska by the end of January 2023. The balloon was flying at an altitude of 60,000 feet and posed no threat to the US public. The balloon stopped in Montana. In the opinion of International relations expert, the stop is significant as the Malmstrom Air Force ..
Three remote Alaska volcanoes are in different states of eruption. One of the volcanos is producing lava while other two is blowing steam and ash. Highlights None of the small communities surrounding the volcanoes have been affected, till now. Webcams on August 6 showed episodic low-level ash emissions from Pavlof Volcano. Following the emissions, observatory ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs
The scientists in the United States are breeding the Sunflower sea stars off coast of Washington State. Background Between 2013 and 2017, warming of oceans killed 5.75 billion sunflower sea stars. Around 91% of the world sunflower sea stars are found between the sea waters of Mexico and Alaska. The scientists believe that reviving the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2021
Category: Environment Current Affairs
United States has changed the name of tallest mountain in North America Mount McKinley to its original native name Denali. It was announced by US President Barack Obama ahead of his three-day visit to Alaska to highlight the issue of climate change. It was renamed following the lead of the state of Alaska, US Department ..
Category: Places in News Current Affairs