America’s Arctic

Interior disregards human rights in rush to lease Refuge

Officials from the Interior Department set up meetings in Kaktovik, Utgiagvik, Fairbanks and Anchorage to advance their agenda of leasing the Arctic…

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Ambler project endangers wildlife and people

Mining interests want to cut through public lands and wildlife habitat to build a state funded access road to the Ambler Mining…

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Trustees grew up protecting the Arctic Refuge

Trustees for Alaska grew up protecting the Arctic Refuge. In fact, we fought for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge before it had…

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We’re taking the Trump administration to court

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration’s Western Arctic lease sale Trustees for Alaska filed a lawsuit today that challenges the Department of the Interior and…

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Say no to the proposed Ambler road

The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA), a state agency, has proposed building a road to the Ambler Mining District to…

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Congress allows drilling in Arctic Refuge

Today, Congress used a fast-track budget process to force through a measure opening the crown jewel of the Wildlife Refuge System —…

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Celebrate the Arctic Refuge!

  “Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small, Was singing! Without any presents at all!” –Dr. Seuss, “How the…

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Speak out against the proposed road to Ambler

Alaskans and Americans can speak out now against the proposed road to Ambler that would put a 211-mile road in a thriving, wild area that…

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Drill bill threatens the Arctic Refuge

Trustees’ attorney Suzanne Bostrom talked to reporters yesterday about the substance of the proposed legislation to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.…

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Alaska Brief Newsletter–September 2017

Polar bears and sea snails tell a human story I just got back from Barter Island and the Inupiaq village of Kaktovik,…

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