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Traveling in 2021: Be smart and safe on the road

By League Staff | February 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Even as vaccines begin to roll out, coronavirus cases are spiking. But so is cabin fever, and it will only get worse as spring approaches, with the dark season giving slowly beginning to yield to the midnight sun.

A Nautical Love Story In America’s Tongass

By Dan Kirkwood | February 11, 2015

On June 16, 2006, the M/V David B left Bellingham, Washington, bound for Juneau on her maiden voyage as a passenger vessel. Eight years earlier, Christine and Jeffrey Smith found the David B tucked behind a breakwater on Lopez Island, in Washington’s San Juan Islands. The tired old wooden boat, built in 1929, was showing her age. But when […]

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It’s Time To End Shell’s Arctic Adventure

By Leah Donahey | February 2, 2015

“In 2005, Royal Dutch Shell, then the fourth-largest company on Earth, bought a drill rig that was both tall, rising almost 250 feet above the waterline, and unusually round… It could go (in theory) where few other rigs could go, helping Shell find oil that (in theory) few other oil companies could find.” Even as […]

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A Historic Day For The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

By League Staff | January 28, 2015

(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Today we celebrate a significant step forward for the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and we say thank you, President Obama, for doing the right thing by finalizing the Refuge’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and including a Wilderness recommendation for the Arctic Refuge’s Coastal Plain. Please […]

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