(Written by David Thoreson. David Thoreson is a professional photographer, Explorers Club Fellow, and the first American sailor in history to sail the infamous Northwest Passage in both directions. This piece has also appeared on AlterNet.) April marked the sixth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon tragedy that occurred in the Gulf. We...
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Alaskans Speak Out Against Offshore Drilling


Andy Moderow | April 25, 2016
In early April, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held public meetings in communities across Alaska’s North Slope to receive input on its proposed 2017-2022 Five Year Offshore Leasing Program. Read more
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Two Million And Counting Against Offshore Drilling


Andy Moderow | February 9, 2016
Last week, members of the U.S. Senate pressed President Obama to strengthen his commitment to act on climate change by dropping all new fossil fuel leases from America’s 5-year ocean leasing program. And in that spirit, I was proud to join with folks from the Arctic, Atlantic and Gulf last...
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October is home to one of our favorite weeks of the year in Alaska, as Anchorage hosted the annual Youth and Elders Conference followed closely by the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention. It is a time when thousands flock to Anchorage to discuss the top issues faced by Alaska...
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