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We stand with the Gwich’in in court to protect sacred lands in the Arctic Refuge

The Gwich’in Steering Committee and allied groups took Interior to court today over a leasing program that would give the entire coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the oil industry. The administration broke the law when trying to hand over sacred and public lands to international oil companies while disrespecting the human rights and lives that rely on this life-nourishing place. … Read More

Alaska Brief Newsletter–June 2018

When a Minnesota raccoon’s scaling of a skyscraper went viral last week, people couldn’t turn away. Would the young urban raccoon make it to safety? Why did she keep climbing when so exposed? With so little to cling to, how did she hang … Read More

Alaska Brief Newsletter–March 2018

The first day of spring is just around the corner. Though we do not see flowers blooming and migrating birds flying over Alaska just yet, we most definitely notice the light. Sunlight. It refuels us for the work ahead. So … Read More