In Northern Alaska, A Human Rights Imperative


Rebekah Ashley | August 16, 2019
Trump’s assault on climate and public lands has put vulnerable communities at risk. Under his leadership, millions of acres of public lands have been opened to the energy industry and crucial protections have been rolled back on Indigenous lands. Read more
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(This blog originally appeared on the American College of Environmental Lawyers website.) On the last Friday in March, Judge Sharon Gleason of the Federal District Court for the District of Alaska issued two opinions in closely-watched cases* concerning federal public lands and waters in and offshore of Alaska. Read more
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Communities Come Together To Stand With The Gwich’in


Monica Scherer | April 12, 2019
On the evening of March 5, nearly two hundred people gathered in a ballroom on the campus of the University of New Mexico to lend their voice to the overwhelming call for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to reject plans to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and...
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Preparing For An Arctic Adventure


League Staff | April 5, 2019
Alaska Wilderness League member Drew McCalley considers the question of how to prepare for a backpack trip to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read more
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