Posts Tagged "Arctic Refuge"

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…

Alaska Brief Newsletter–June 2018

When a Minnesota raccoon’s scaling of a skyscraper went viral last week, people couldn’t turn away. Would the young urban raccoon make it to…

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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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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Alaska Brief Newsletter–February 2018

This month–and in the same week!–Trustees filed two lawsuits taking the Trump administration to court. The first suit challenges Interior Secretary Ryan…

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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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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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