It’s time for Congress to act to Protect the Refuge

It’s time for Congress to act to Protect the Refuge

Congress has a chance to act this week on Arctic Refuge protections, through the budget reconciliation process. Unsurprisingly, Senator Lisa Murkowksi, who got us all into this situation in the first place by sneaking the coastal plain into the Tax Act four years ago,...
Alaskans have always worked to protect our home

Alaskans have always worked to protect our home

In a predictable series of dog whistles to his political allies, Alaska Senator Dan Sullivan recently claimed that the Biden administration is “attacking” Alaska by pausing the previous administration’s extraction projects. Senator Sullivan is hardly...
Looking back and forward on 100 days and 50 years

Looking back and forward on 100 days and 50 years

April 30th marks President Biden’s first 100 days in office, and it’s undeniable that a lot has changed since he took office. The Executive Orders he signed on his first day slowed or paused the previous administration’s focused march towards exploitation at all...
It’s time for Congress to act to Protect the Refuge

Lasting protection for the next 60 years, and beyond

Now that 2021 is well underway, we’re starting to see the shape of the changing landscape that’s emerged since Inauguration Day – as well as what remains consistent regardless of political shifts. While a lot of work lays ahead, it might be described less like...
Action Alert: Protect Polar Bears from Seismic Testing

Action Alert: Protect Polar Bears from Seismic Testing

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on December 8, 2020, published a proposed Marine Mammal Protection Act Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA), opening a 30-day public review and comment period. If finalized, the IHA would allow the incidental harassment, meaning...