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Posted byon October 23, 2012 at 5:43 PM EDT
The research ship, called Sikuliaq, which means “young sea ice” in the language of northern Alaska’s Inupiat people, is bound for ice-breaking adventures in the Arctic. Video courtesy of Val Ihde and the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
Posted byon October 17, 2012 at 4:25 PM EDT
Check out the special events that allow the public to enjoy National Wildlife Refuge Week at all 560 national wildlife refuges.
Posted byon October 5, 2012 at 5:13 PM EDT
The Obama Administration announces nearly $2 million in competitive grants to Tribal Education Agencies under the State-Tribal Education Partnership program.
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 12:04 PM EDT
The United States Tennis Association has introduced tennis to more than 100,000 military service members and their families, introducing them to the physical and psychological health benefits of the game.
Posted byon August 6, 2012 at 12:28 PM EDT
The Army operates child development programs in over fifty percent of the states and several foreign countries, literally around the globe. Ensuring children receive healthy meals and snacks has always been a challenge. The idea started after visiting several installation Army child development programs and seeing first-hand the types of food children were being served – both in quantity and quality.
Posted byon August 3, 2012 at 9:40 AM EDT
The Deputy Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture discusses how biomass energy projects can restore forests, create jobs, and save money.
Posted byon August 1, 2012 at 6:21 PM EDT
This week marks the two-year anniversary of the enactment of the Tribal Law and Order Act, and as implementation of the law continues, the Act is already improving the Federal Government’s ability to work with Indian tribes in the investigation and prosecution of crime impacting tribal communities.
Posted byon July 31, 2012 at 3:13 PM EDT
The SIF is elevating proven community solutions, helping build scale through philanthropic leverage and evaluation of results to fund programs that work.
Posted byon July 25, 2012 at 3:32 PM EDT
Posted byon June 22, 2012 at 6:13 PM EDT
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar signs a Record of Decision approving the first-ever, utility-scale solar project in Indian Country.