This article is re-posted with permission, and originally appeared on Medium. The We Are The Arctic campaign is a growing movement of diverse voices coming together around the unprecedented opportunity to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Learn more at: www.wearethearctic.org. Read more
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What A Difference A Year Makes


Leah Donahey | June 29, 2016
Above, Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon speaks to more than 100 people in Washington, DC, at a May 2016 gathering in opposition to proposed leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Alaska Wilderness League) From fighting Shell as it journeyed to start drilling in the Arctic, to finding ourselves a big...
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On May 15 delegations from the Arctic, Gulf and Atlantic rallied at the White House before marching to the Lincoln Memorial. In the days that followed, they met directly with numerous congressional and administration officials. Their goal? To make sure Congress and President Obama stop drilling off their coasts. Read...
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