Unless we fight climate change now and support those who are already being impacted, the world will lose not only its natural splendor but its cultural richness as well.
(This piece originally appeared in The Hill.) How the House of Representatives Interior Department spending bill holds the Trump administration accountable for 2017 promises.
Alaska Wilderness League supporter Michael W. Shurgot, PhD, a retired Professor of Humanities from Olympia, WA, submitted this piece on Aldo Leopold, considered by many to be the father of wildlife ecology and the United States’ wilderness system. For more on Aldo Leopold, visit www.aldoleopold.org.
(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.