Posts Tagged ‘Advocate’

Great.com talks with… Alaska Wilderness League

The Alaskan wilderness is one of the world’s wildest places. But its pristine nature is threatened by heavy industry. In this episode, Emil Ekvardt of Great.com spoke with Adam Kolton from Alaska Wilderness League about the importance of preserving this natural landscape for Indigenous people and our climate.

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Forging connections through a “Geography of Hope”

For many of us, Alaska represents what author Wallace Stegner called “the geography of hope,” a place that captivates and inspires millions who feel our country is richer for having truly wild, vast and largely intact landscapes where herds of healthy wildlife still roam freely. Where Indigenous peoples live in deep harmony with the land…

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Bad news for Alaska’s bears and wolves

The Trump administration has been hard on wildlife populations in Alaska, and this past week was no different as it pushes new rules to increase the killing of bears and wolves on Alaska’s public lands. Here’s more info on what they’ve done, and how we plan to fight back.

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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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