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Pebble, EPA cut backroom deal

Pebble, EPA cut backroom deal

Last week, the Canadian conglomerate behind the Pebble mine—Northern Dynasty—cut a backroom deal with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to roll back…

Alaska’s outsized impact

Alaska’s outsized impact

  Jordan Schoonover interned with Trustees for Alaska in the summer of 2012 and continues to support Trustees as a donor. She…

New Nunamta leadership fights for Bristol Bay

New Nunamta leadership fights for Bristol Bay

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday May 4, 2017 Nunamta Aulukestai (Caretakers of Our Land) Announces Interim Executive Director Dillingham, AK: Nunamta Aulukestai…

The Western Arctic needs protection

The Western Arctic needs protection

The name makes it sound like a giant oil field—the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska—but the largest unit of public land in the country,…

UAA student stretches legal experience

UAA student stretches legal experience

  Madeleine is an undergraduate student at the University of Alaska Anchorage working on a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies. Madeleine…

Alaska Brief Newsletter — April 2017

Alaska Brief Newsletter — April 2017

Dear Supporter: We have good reason to celebrate this month. The company that wanted to put a coal strip mine through 14 miles…

Chuitna salmon saved!

Chuitna salmon saved!

In our line of work, good news often comes in small packages. This time it came in a status update from PacRim Coal, LP.  For years, the company has been…

There’s a bear behind you!

There’s a bear behind you!

  Running into a bear can turn into the story of a lifetime. Running into a bear 30 times over can turn…

New Pebble permit requires $2 million bond

New Pebble permit requires $2 million bond

  Today, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) issued a new permit to the Pebble Limited Partnership (Pebble) that requires an…

Predator control in Alaska

Predator control in Alaska

  “You can’t let nature run wild: predator control in Alaska” by Peter Van Tuyn was first published on the American College…

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