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Home ::: Alaska

Population: 711139

Total Males: 370127
Total Females: 341012
Median Household Income: $ 69917
Total Households: 252991
   

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Below is a list of all cities within the State of Alaska in which we have Yellow Pages business listings. If you do not see your city within the list below, adding your business will create it.
Akiak Akutan
Aleknagik Allakaket Ambler
Anaktuvuk Pass Anchor Point Anchorage
Anderson Angoon Aniak
Anvik Arctic Village Arlington
Auke Bay Barrow Bethel
Bettles Bettles Field Big Lake
Brooklyn Brownsville Cantwell
Central Chefornak Chevak
Chicken Chignik Chignik Lagoon
Chitina Chugiak Clam Gulch
Clarks Point Coffman Cove Cold Bay
Cooper Landing Copper Center Cordova
Craig Crooked Creek Daphne
Deering Delta Junction Denali National Park
Dillingham Douglas Dutch Harbor
Eagle Eagle River Eielson Air Force Base
Ekwok Elmendorf Air Force Base Emmonak
Ester Fairbanks False Pass
Flat Fort Richardson Fort Wainwright
Fort Yukon Fritz Creek Gakona
Galena Girdwood Glennallen
Grayling Greenbelt Gustavus
Haines Healy Holy Cross
Homer Hoonah Hooper Bay
Hope Houston Huslia
Hyder Indian Juneau
Juneau city and Kake Kaktovik
Kalskag Karluk Kasigluk
Kasilof Kenai Ketchikan
Kiana King Salmon Kivalina
Klawock Kobuk Kodiak
Kotlik Kotzebue Larsen Bay
Levelock Little Rock Lone Tree
Manley Hot Springs Manokotak McGrath
Metlakatla Moose Pass Mountain Village
Naknek Nenana New Stuyahok
Nikiski Ninilchik Noatak
Nome Nondalton North Pole
Northway Nuiqsut Oak Park Heights
Ouzinkie Palmer Pelican
Perryville Petersburg Pilot Point
Point Hope Port Alexander Port Alsworth
Port Heiden Port Lions Quinhagak
Red Devil Ruby Saint Marys
Saint Michael Salcha Sand Point
Savoonga Seattle Seldovia
Seward Shageluk Shishmaref
Shungnak Sitka Skagway
Skwentna Slana Soklotna
Soldotna South Naknek Sterling
Sutton Talkeetna Tatitlek
Teller Tenakee Springs Thorne Bay
Togiak Tok Toksook Bay
Trapper Creek Tuntutuliak Tununak
Two Rivers Tyonek Unalakleet
Unalaska Valdez Wainwright
Wales Ward Cove Wasilla
White Mountain Whittier Willow
Wrangell Yakutat
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Green Initiatives & Environmental History for: Alaska


Basic History

Alaska was sold to the United States in the year 1867, but the US purchase was derisively called a folly for many years after that because of the land’s supposed uselessness. Alaska appeared to offer no immediate financial return as it remained neglected. It was not until the discovery of gold in 1880 that Alaska was given a governor and a feeble local administration. The first gold finds tremendously influenced Alaska, and was followed by a period of rapid building and development. A new era began for Alaska when local government was established in the year 1912. On January the 3rd 1959, Alaska was officially admitted into the Union as a state.

Environmental History

Life zones in Alaska range from grasslands, mountains, and tundra to thick forests. Various hardy plants and wild flowers spring up during the short growing season on the tundra plains. Species of poppy and gentian are endangered. Mammals abound amid the wilderness. Kodiak, polar, black and grizzly bears, Dall sheep and an abundance of small mammals are also found. Pristine lakes and streams are famous for trout and salmon fishing. Seven species listed as endangered by the US Fish and Wildlife Service included the Eskimo curlew, short-tailed albatross, leatherback sea turtle, steller sea-lion, and bowhead, finback and humpback whales. Three species listed as threatened included the spectacled aider, Steller’s aider and Steller sea-lion.

Green Initiatives

CIRI Alaska Tourism, Sustain2Green organization, Green Community Initiatives, and many such organizations provide educational opportunities, programs and activities for children and adults alike, to promote the value of plant materials through education, preservation and research, also supplying products that provide one with environmentally friendly oxo/bio-degradable alternatives. They are proving that green isn’t just a good philosophy, but also good business. Environmentally-responsible choices inform the way they do business. They take active steps in spreading the awareness that improving energy efficiency, waste reduction and other eco-friendly measures are good for business as well as the planet. Amongst other measures implemented, they recycle oil containers; use timers on lighting and shut off lights every night to decrease electricity usage; use compact and fluorescent light bulbs and recycle paper, glass, cardboard, batteries. Participating in a carbon offset program, these organizations are promoting the further development of new Alaska renewable energy resources.

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