Friday Fun Facts About Alaska
Each year Alaska residents receive an “oil royalty check” for their share of revenue from Alaskan oil. How much you ask? $1,884 per resident this year.
Ozone Over Arctic Down 40%
The loss of the arctic ozone is caused by the extreme cold temperatures, sunlight and air pollutants. While the Montreal Protocol has severely cut back on the amount of air pollutants causing this effect, this year's dip in ozone over the arctic beats last year's 30% loss.