Gwich’in Leader Journeys To The Northeast To Teach Importance Of Arctic Refuge

Earlier this year, Gwich’in Athabascan David Solomon traveled from remote Copper, Alaska, to snowy Vermont for a series of events dubbed Arctic Week. David is originally from Fort Yukon, Alaska, a Gwich’in village above the Arctic Circle. David, along with photographers Stephen Goreman, Bob Thorpe and Richard Kahn, spoke to a variety of audiences about […]

It’s Time to Take Arctic Drilling Off the Table

(This blog first appeared on Huffington Post Green.) Last week, the U.S. Department of the Interior swung the door wide open to drilling in the remote waters of the iconic Arctic Ocean when it announced that it was reaffirming controversial Bush-era leases for the Chukchi Sea – a lease sale referred to as Lease Sale 193.