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An Outdoor View: Worms

...considered it before, but earthworms aren't native to Alaska and other places that were under glaciers during the last Ice Age. Since then, whatever plants and animals that learned to live in these places did so without help from worms.In recent...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-11-13/an-outdoor-view-worms
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Tracking time in the New and Old Worlds

...crossing the Bering land bridge less than 20,000 years ago, coinciding with glaciers receding at the end of the Wisconsin Ice Age. Carbon-14 dating shows the first Sphagnum peatlands were indeed being laid down in the Kenai Lowlands 18,000 years...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-07-10/refuge-notebook-tracking-time-in
Outdoors
Reeling it in: 'Snowpiercer' a thought-provoking ride

...temperature. Instead, due to some unknown miscalculation, the experiment plunges the planet into a complete global ice-age. Everyone everywhere perishes in the frigid temperatures. Everyone, that is, except for those who were lucky enough...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2014-07-23/reeling-it-in-snowpier
Arts & Entertainment
Cal Thomas: Chicken Little 'science'

...adaptable species. People live on the equator and in the Arctic, in the desert and in the rainforest. We survived the ice ages with primitive technologies. The idea that climate change poses an existential threat to humankind is laughable."German...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/2014-04-19/cal-thomas-chicken-little-science
Opinion
Refuge Notebook: Ice-age mammals on the Kenai Peninsula - an update

...our progress during a 5-year community-based investigation of these interesting fossils. Since 1958, 19 fossils of ice-age mammals have been found on the western Kenai Peninsula. A twentieth fossil bone was too small and indistinctive to be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-05-08/refuge-notebook-ice-age-mammals-
Outdoors
Refuge Notebook: Genetic diversity of wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula is a mixed bag

...collided in the aftermath of the last ice age. Such a place could be the Kenai...Creek were unglaciated during the last ice age, serving as local refugia for some...from moose that survived the last ice age in nearby climate refugia (Beringia...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2014-02-13/refuge-notebook-genetic-diversit
Outdoors
Buried tree could reveal seismic secrets

...many volcanoes, cinder cones and lava flows found in Southeast Alaska.Scientists already know the massive weight of ice-age glaciers, which used to cover most of Southeast, pushed down the region's landforms. As they melted and retreated...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-11-10/buried-tree-could-reveal-seismic-sec
News
The best and worst of 2012 at the movies

...and a ridiculously convoluted plot vault this into the category of "Laughably Bad." "Ice Age: Continental Drift" Speaking of obnoxious, "Ice Age 4" was the one animated movie I saw this year that reminded me that not all kid's programming...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-01-16/the-best-and-worst-of-
Arts & Entertainment
Movie review: 'Epic' has big fun on a small scale

...Sky Animation house, the geniuses who brought us the "Ice Age" movies and "Rio." I know many people like these films, but "Ice Age" is, in my opinion, mind-numbingly dumb, and "Rio...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-05-29/movie-review-epic-has-
Arts & Entertainment
Movie review: 'Turbo' all flash, not a lot of substance

...the movie quite a bit, but time will tell whether or not it will stick. I've certainly seen worse movies - the last "Ice Age" comes to mind - but I was still somewhat disappointed, especially with the high level of children's entertainment...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/2013-07-24/movie-review-turbo-all
Arts & Entertainment

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