In the Arctic, Dan Sullivan blowing smoke to score political points

By League Staff | September 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

Climate change is reshaping our planet and the economies it supports, and smart investors are staying away from risky Arctic drilling. [Cover photo: Caribou on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain. (Peter Mather/www.PeterMather.com)] 

Climate change, oil drilling threaten Alaska’s polar bears

By League Staff | September 10, 2020

[This piece originally appeared in EcoWatch. Cover photo: A polar bear family relaxes on the Arctic coast. (Jennie Gosché)] 


A bipartisan need for conservation

By League Staff | August 27, 2020

(This essay was provided to the League for reprint by Theodore Roosevelt IV,  great-grandson of President Teddy Roosevelt. The essay was written in the first quarter of 2020 and appeared in The Explorers Log, Volume 52.1, Winter 2020. Cover image: Lincoln Else.) 


Forging connections through a “Geography of Hope”

By Monica Scherer | August 20, 2020

For many of us, Alaska represents what author Wallace Stegner called “the geography of hope,” a place that captivates and inspires millions who feel our country is richer for having truly wild, vast and largely intact landscapes where herds of healthy wildlife still roam freely. Where Indigenous peoples live in deep harmony with the land […]