WILD ALASKA BLOG

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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A thousand trails home, with Seth Kantner

By Hilary Stamper | February 8, 2022

Author Seth Kantner shares stories from his new book, a stunningly lyrical firsthand account of a life spent hunting, studying and living alongside caribou in wild Alaska.

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America’s climate forest must be protected

By Corey Himrod | January 25, 2022

If the Biden administration expects to be the climate leader it promised, the nation’s forests must remain protected from further extraction and destruction.

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The slide show that changed history

By Corey Himrod | January 20, 2022

On the anniversary of President Biden halting all oil and gas activities in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, author Finis Dunaway revisits the unlikely activist who helped build a grassroots protection movement one slide show at a time.

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Wilderness and traditional Indigenous beliefs

By Corey Himrod | December 17, 2021

Indigenous people had no word for Wilderness. What are the implications of this increasingly noted fact?

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