Posts by Adam Kolton

An Arctic Refuge lease sale happened — so what now?

On January 6, as protests in Washington, D.C., morphed into an assault on the U.S. Capitol Building and democracy itself, thousands of miles away officials from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management were opening oil lease bids submitted for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge coastal plain.

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League awards Mardy Murie Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Campion (center) with writer and climate activist Maia Wikler (left) and artist Monica Hernandez (right). (Alaska Wilderness League) We were thrilled on November 12, 2019, to honor a great conservation advocate, philanthropist and political operative, and a true Alaska conservation hero, Tom Campion, with our first ever Mardy Murie Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Keep Roadless Rule Protections In The Tongass

(This piece originally appeared in The Hill.) Alaska state officials and the Alaska congressional delegation have attempted to force on Southeast Alaska communities and the region’s economies something they don’t want or need: a revival of large-scale clear-cutting.

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