Posts Tagged ‘Arctic Ocean’

A Changing Arctic Ocean

(This piece is posted with permission.) 1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of your personal connection to nature. However small, when combined with the actions of others, your individual actions can impact real and tangible outcomes for the preservation of our planet. See more of Esther’s work at www.estherhorvath.com.

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The Home Of The White Bear

Author Michael Engelhard has written a new essay collection, American Wild: Explorations from the Grand Canyon to the Arctic Ocean, and Ice Bear: The Cultural History of an Arctic Icon. He lives in Fairbanks, Alaska and works as a wilderness guide in the Arctic.

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An Open Letter From Cindy Shogan

Dear Friends of Alaska Public Lands and Waters: If you’re like me, you’re still reeling from the election results. Starting in early 2017 Alaska’s vast and beautiful public lands will be under the jurisdiction of a Republican president, a Republican-controlled Senate and a Republican-controlled House.

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9 Breathtaking Images Show A Warming Arctic

(Written by David Thoreson. David Thoreson is a professional photographer, Explorers Club Fellow, and the first American sailor in history to sail the infamous Northwest Passage in both directions. He has authored a book called Over the Horizon. This piece originally appeared on EcoWatch and is re-posted with permission.)

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What A Difference A Year Makes

Above, Senator Jeff Merkley of Oregon speaks to more than 100 people in Washington, DC, at a May 2016 gathering in opposition to proposed leases in Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico. (Photo: Alaska Wilderness League) From fighting Shell as it journeyed to start drilling in the Arctic, to finding ourselves a big step closer to protecting the…

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