WILD ALASKA BLOG

Arctic Alaska won’t solve high gas prices, but it can help the U.S. achieve its climate goals

By Kristen Miller | May 24, 2022

But it can help the U.S. achieve its climate goals.

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Chatting “Newtok” and climate justice with Patagonia

By Hilary Stamper | May 9, 2022

Join us for an extra special Geography of Hope conversation with the filmmakers behind the new film “Newtok.”

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Discovering myself while finding true north

By Maddie Halloran | May 3, 2022

Molly Rettig is the author of “Finding True North,” a journey back in time to discover what Alaska was like before the gold rush, and the ensuing resource booms that reshaped Alaska forever.

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You can’t drill for oil without insurance

By Corey Himrod | April 29, 2022

A major insurer is stepping away from risky fossil fuel projects that threaten sacred and pristine Arctic land. 

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The importance of Indigenous representation

By Hilary Stamper | April 8, 2022

Join us for a conversation with Princess Daazhraii Johnson, a Neets’aii Gwich’in writer, director, producer, actor and advocate.

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IPCC Report, Part II: The climate crisis is here — so now what?

By Maddie Halloran | March 24, 2022

Overshadowed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, on February 28, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the second part of its Sixth Assessment Report.

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Dr. Peter Winsor takes the helm as the League’s next executive director

By Corey Himrod | March 21, 2022

On February 7, Alaska Wilderness League was pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Peter Winsor as its next executive director. And we’re happy to share that Peter is now officially on board and leading the team as we work to protect Alaska’s wild places.

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Trump sold off the Arctic Refuge — Congress must end this boondoggle

By Corey Himrod | March 12, 2022

Republicans opened the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling in 2017, but Congress still has the power and the opportunity to reverse this disastrous Trump-era policy.

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Survival and peril on the edge of a warming world

By Corey Himrod | February 28, 2022

“The Loneliest Polar Bear” is the heartbreaking but ultimately hopeful story of an abandoned polar bear cub named Nora and the humans working tirelessly to save her and her species from an accelerating climate crisis.

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Polar bears on the edge, with Steven Kazlowski

By Hilary Stamper | February 15, 2022

Photo Credit: Steven Kazlowski, LeftEyePro.com Join us for a conversation with internationally renowned polar bear photographer Steven Kazlowski.

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