In Northern Alaska, A Human Rights Imperative


Rebekah Ashley | August 16, 2019
Trump’s assault on climate and public lands has put vulnerable communities at risk. Under his leadership, millions of acres of public lands have been opened to the energy industry and crucial protections have been rolled back on Indigenous lands. Read more
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Climate Change And The Arctic


League Staff | July 25, 2019
Unless we fight climate change now and support those who are already being impacted, the world will lose not only its natural splendor but its cultural richness as well. Read more
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Reimagining Aldo Leopold’s “The Land Ethic”


League Staff | June 19, 2019
Alaska Wilderness League supporter Michael W. Shurgot, PhD, a retired Professor of Humanities from Olympia, WA, submitted this piece on Aldo Leopold, considered by many to be the father of wildlife ecology and the United States’ wilderness system. For more on Aldo Leopold, visit www.aldoleopold.org. Read more
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(This blog originally appeared on the American College of Environmental Lawyers website.) On the last Friday in March, Judge Sharon Gleason of the Federal District Court for the District of Alaska issued two opinions in closely-watched cases* concerning federal public lands and waters in and offshore of Alaska. Read more
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