Archive for August 2015

Taking Your Support to Capitol Hill

Earlier this week, Shell received final approval to drill in the Arctic Ocean – but the fight is far from over. Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR) has introduced the Stop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2015 (S. 1794), which aims to prohibit oil and gas leasing in the Arctic Ocean, protecting this amazing ecosystem and the…

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Dispatch From The Field: A Trip Into Tongass Bear Country

In May, I was lucky enough to join our good friend Ken Leghorn on a recent trip to Pack Creek, located in the Kootznoowoo Wilderness on Admiralty Island. The name “Kootznoowoo” comes from the indigenous people of SE Alaska, the Tlingit, and means the “Bear Fort” or “Fortress of the Bears.” Ken owns and runs…

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