It’s Time To End Shell’s Arctic Adventure


Leah Donahey | February 2, 2015
“In 2005, Royal Dutch Shell, then the fourth-largest company on Earth, bought a drill rig that was both tall, rising almost 250 feet above the waterline, and unusually round… It could go (in theory) where few other rigs could go, helping Shell find oil that (in theory) few other oil...
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A Historic Day For The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge


League Staff | January 28, 2015
(This article originally appeared in The Hill.) Today we celebrate a significant step forward for the protection of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and we say thank you, President Obama, for doing the right thing by finalizing the Refuge’s Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP) and including a Wilderness recommendation for the...
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“Save the Artic” shone brightly on the walls outside of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Anchorage, where the League joined Greenpeace, Sierra Club and others to demand protection for the Arctic Ocean.  Passionate Alaskans rallied below; they had come from across Alaska and beyond to attend a public hearing and...
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Thank You, President Obama, For Protecting Bristol Bay!


Corey Himrod | December 23, 2014
Four years ago, President Obama first moved to protect Bristol Bay from oil and gas leasing, calling it a “national treasure.” Earlier this week, President Obama made that protection permanent – ensuring that one of the world’s largest wild salmon runs and a tremendous economic driver for Alaska will be protected...
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