America’s Arctic

Alaska’s largest Arctic lake threatened

The Trump administration intends to undermine protections to public lands vital to wildlife and the health of the Arctic by opening them…

“Frontier” land grab continues

Peggy Tileston is a board member and one of the founders of Trustees for Alaska. Below, she offers decades of perspective on…

Trustees argues in court: BLM broke the law

Today Trustee’s attorneys presented oral arguments before the U.S. District Court detailing how the U.S. Bureau of Land Management unlawfully conducted lease…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–September 2018

We don’t need Twitter to tell us that the Trump administration couldn’t care less about where or how Alaskans-or any Americans-live in…

Peril in the Western Arctic

Industry spin causes peril in the Arctic The story of “Alaska” holds a lot of power over people. It conjures up images…

Gwich’in Nation resolves to protect Arctic Refuge

In June, delegates of the Gwich’in Nation unanimously reaffirmed a resolution to protect the birthplace and nursery grounds of the Porcupine caribou…

Alaskans rally for the Arctic Refuge

Rally for the Arctic: Help the Gwich’in protect their way of life Last month, hundreds of Alaskans showed up at public hearings…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–May 2018

Here in Alaska, the month of May often lingers longer than our patience. With winter and taxes behind us, and hiking, biking…

It’s time to stand with the Gwich’in

The Trump administration ignored public opinion and human rights last month when it launched a rushed 60-day process to lease for oil…

Interior steamrolls oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Refuge

On April 20, the anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Interior Department began its review process for opening the Arctic…

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