Grassroots lobbying has played a major role in protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge from drilling for the past 25+ years. Recently we were joined by activist and film producer Miho Aida, author and Trent University professor Finis Dunaway and social media influencer Alex Haraus to chat about just that....
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Descent of the Refuge


League Staff | March 26, 2021
From Molly Booth, Morgan Shields and Chris Morgan, “Descent of the Refuge” brings awareness to protecting the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge through the story of three friends on a backcountry skiing expedition around the Okpilak Watershed, and their journey across the Arctic Refuge coastal plain. Read more
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A new day in Washington, D.C., a new day for Alaska


Kristen Miller | January 28, 2021
Cover photo: Caribou blanket the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Peter Mather) On January 20, on his first day in office, President Joe Biden made good on his commitment to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, placing a temporary moratorium on all oil and gas leasing activities on...
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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...
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