Posts Tagged "Arctic Refuge"

Alaska Brief–January 2019

  Federal employees got zero dollars on their paychecks. Air and water quality monitoring ceased in some communities. Trash accumulated at national…

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Act now to protect the Arctic Refuge

Last month the Trump administration dropped a hasty draft environmental impact statement aimed at steamrolling oil and gas drilling in the coastal…

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Alaska Brief–November 2018

Fighting to protect wilderness, wildlife, and clean air and water can feel disheartening. It just got harder in Alaska with the election…

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“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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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