Marine Ecosystems

Science tells a human story

  Nancy Lord will read at a Trustees community reading and conversation this month. We asked her a few questions about literary…

Writing on science & hope: Nancy Lord’s “ph: A Novel”

  Alaska author Nancy Lord will read from her new book, “ph: A Novel,” at a free outreach event hosted by Trustees…

Interns on the issues: Digging deep into the Pebble mine

Our summer interns, Kat, Catherine and Hannah, have already jumped into legal research and writing—and into Alaska’s wilderness. This summer, they will…

What did we learn from the Exxon Valdez?

The Exxon Valdez oil tanker struck Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound on March 24, 1989, spilling over 11 million gallons of…

Governor Says No to Knik Arm Bridge

A decade of working to stop the proposed Knik Arm Bridge came to end this week when Governor Walker shut it down.


Trustees for Alaska’s important cases for 2016 in five programmatic areas of climate change, America’s Arctic, clean air and water, marine ecosystems, and wild lands and wildlife.

2015 Conservation Victories: The Year in Review

Trustees for Alaska achieved many victories for conservation during 2015 including protection of the Arctic Refuge, Pebble permits ruled unconstitutional, predators protected, and many more.

Exxon Valdez Case Closed Despite Lingering Oil

The 1991 Exxon Valdez settlement case ended in October when the State and US Governments dropped their reopener claim filed in 2006.

Seward Coal Facility Seeks Permit

Seward residents knew for years that coal was dropping into Resurrection Bay from the Seward Coal Loading Facility. In late 2009, Trustees…

More Studies Will Not Save the Beluga Whale

For decades Trustees for Alaska has been fighting to protect the Cook Inlet beluga whales and succeeded in gaining endangered species listing in 2008. A new recovery plan falls short in helping the species.