October is home to one of our favorite weeks of the year in Alaska, as Anchorage hosted the annual Youth and Elders Conference followed closely by the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) convention. It is a time when thousands flock to Anchorage to discuss the top issues faced by Alaska Natives throughout the state and […]
(This article originally appeared on the Center for Collaborative Conservation blog. Maggie Massey – pictured, second from right – is the Environmental Justice Coordinator at Alaska Wilderness League based in Anchorage, AK.) Original post written by Matt Luizza, Center for Collaborative Conservation. Two weeks ago marked only the second time I have flown over Alaska’s […]
It was difficult to ignore the excitement surrounding Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States, as seemingly every news outlet – both local and national – spent the entire week covering his visit.
Earlier this week, Shell Oil announced that after seven years of mishaps and $7 billion in lost investment, the oil giant’s Arctic drilling efforts came up dry and the company is putting an end to its Arctic Alaska adventure “for the foreseeable future.”