WILD ALASKA BLOG

 

Biden administration brings hope for conservation, action on climate change

By Adam Kolton | January 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Today, I’m hopeful. With the swearing in of Joseph R. Biden as the 46th President of the United States, we have put behind us a long national nightmare of environmental carnage, and can once again set our sights on bipartisan conservation progress, science-based decision-making, and valuing our public lands for the national treasures that they […]

An Arctic Refuge lease sale happened — so what now?

By Adam Kolton | January 15, 2021

On January 6, as protests in Washington, D.C., morphed into an assault on the U.S. Capitol Building and democracy itself, thousands of miles away officials from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management were opening oil lease bids submitted for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain.

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On its 20th anniversary, new bill would write Roadless Rule into law

By Kaden McArthur | January 12, 2021

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Roadless Rule, a hallmark conservation rule that has protected the most pristine, remote and wild parts of our national forests for two decades.

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Great.com talks with… Alaska Wilderness League

By League Staff | January 11, 2021

The Alaskan wilderness is one of the world’s wildest places. But its pristine nature is threatened by heavy industry. In this episode, Emil Ekvardt of Great.com spoke with Adam Kolton from Alaska Wilderness League about the importance of preserving this natural landscape for Indigenous people and our climate.

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