WILD ALASKA BLOG

Birds on the polar bears’ menu

By Corey Himrod | December 7, 2021

The Arctic is warming and changing fast, from vanishing sea ice and shifting habitats to what’s on the menu for the region’s top predator.

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The battle over the Arctic Refuge is about more than oil

By Corey Himrod | November 30, 2021

Drilling in the Arctic Refuge would have devastating impacts on wildlife, beginning with caribou.

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The League says goodbye to an old friend

By Kristen Miller | November 12, 2021

We were deeply saddened recently to learn of the passing of longtime friend and colleague, John McComb.

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Mic Crenshaw on Operation ROAM: The Arctic Refuge

By Monica Scherer | November 3, 2021

Love is King and Operation ROAM made its inaugural expedition to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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The Gwich’in and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

By Corey Himrod | October 22, 2021

A fight against oil development in the Arctic.

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Migrations: A whimbrel’s wayward journey

By Corey Himrod | October 12, 2021

A GPS tracker reveals an incredible Alaska journey.

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Repealing Arctic Refuge oil program makes fiscal sense

By Kristen Miller | September 23, 2021

The fight over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge has been raging for decades, and during that time, Republicans have attempted to use budget reconciliation five times to open the Arctic Refuge to oil drilling, finally succeeding through the 2017 Tax Act.

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IPCC Report: The climate crisis is here, and humans are a major reason why

By Maddie Halloran | September 7, 2021

On August 6, 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Sixth Assessment Report, the sixth such report issued since 1988.

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Fighting for what’s sacred in the Arctic Refuge

By Corey Himrod | August 26, 2021

“Caribou is our way of life, just like the buffalo is to the Plains Indians. It’s our song, it’s our dance, it’s our story.” — Neets’aii Gwich’in leader Sarah James.

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The importance of land acknowledgments

By Corey Himrod | August 11, 2021

A land acknowledgment is a formal way to recognize the Indigenous peoples who have come before you, and who were removed — often violently — from their land due to colonization.

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