Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

Sections
Personal tools
You are here: Home ›› What We Value ›› Wildlife ›› Whales

Whales

Enter Collection Description Here

Enter Collection Body Text Here

Alaskans Condemn Trump’s Revocation of Ocean Protections

FAIRBANKS, ALASKA--A broad coalition of Alaskans reacted with outrage to President Donald J. Trump’s impending Executive Order released Thursday, revoking oil and gas protections in vast swaths of Alaska’s Chukchi and Beaufort seas. The arctic waters were withdrawn from future oil and gas sales last year by the outgoing Obama administration after a five-year grassroots campaign by concerned Alaskans. The coalition, including Alaska Natives from front-line communities and their allies in climate and environmental justice advocacy, promised fierce resistance against Trump plans for offshore drilling in Alaska’s arctic.

Read More…

Department of the Interior Approves Risky Extraction

Today the Department of the Interior (DOI) approved Royal Dutch Shell’s drilling plan for the Chukchi Sea—miles off the coast of Wainwright. Shell will receive two well permits to drill but these will not allow them to go into hydrocarbon zones, nor will it allow them to drill simultaneous wells. However, upon the return of the capping stack, held on the now broken Fennica, Shell may apply for yet another modified Application for Permit to Drill (APD).

Read More…

Voices for the Arctic Ocean

The people of Alaska have used the Arctic Ocean for thousands of years for subsistence, fisheries and recreation in a sustainable way. Here Alaskans testify during the Salazar Hearings held in Anchorage, Alaska on April 14, 2009.

Read More…

El Ártico ~ Versión en Español

El Ártico ~ Versión en Español

Versión en Español (Spanish Version) by Paloma Garcia Simon: El Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre del Ártico (ANWR)

Read More…

Arctic Refuge map of caribou, whale migrations

This map was designed by Paloma Garcia Simon, Arctic intern, for NAEC's display Arctic Migrations at the Noel Wien Library, Fairbanks, Alaska, 2011. (Map is 10.7 mb)

Read More…

Good News! Interior Department Protects Teshekpuk Lake, other NPR-A Special Areas

Good News! Interior Department Protects Teshekpuk Lake, other NPR-A Special Areas

Today, Interior Secretary announced strong protections for Teshekpuk Lake, Utukok Uplands and other special areas by adopting the final Integrated Activity Plan for the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska. Thanks for all your efforts over the past decade getting to this point!

Read More…

powered by Plone | site by Groundwire Consulting and served with clean energy