NEWS ARCHIVE

Alaska Wilderness League staff and supporters live in every corner of this country. Whenever concerned citizens voice their passion for Alaska’s wilderness in the media, we catalog it. Below you'll find Alaska in the news, as well as the most recent press releases from the League.

Are you a member of the press, or do you have a media-related question for the League? Contact Corey Himrod at 202-544-5205.

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orange-dotAlaska politicians denounce court order voiding $6 billion oil project
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 8/20/21)

orange-dot'Resounding' climate win as judge blocks Alaska drilling project defended by Biden
(Common Dreams, 8/19/21)

yellow-dotComment sought on Arctic Refuge leasing program
(The Cordova Times, 8/5/21)

yellow-dotAlaska politicians rebuke review of oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 8/5/21)

yellow-dotGroups welcome Biden review but demand Congress permanently protect Arctic Refuge from drilling
(Alaska Native News, 8/4/21)

yellow-dotThe Biden administration orders a new review of oil and gas development in the Arctic
(The New York Times, 8/3/21)

yellow-dotAlaska weighing options to push back on new review of Arctic Refuge leasing
(KTUU — Alaska's News Source, 8/3/21)

yellow-dotBiden administration kicks off second look at Arctic refuge drilling
(The Hill, 8/3/21)

green-dotWill the Tongass timber wars ever be over?
(SitNews, 7/18/21)

green-dotBiden administration to restore protections to Alaska’s Tongass National Forest
(Digital Journal, 7/17/21)

green-dotBiden reinstates Roadless Rule, bans logging in Tongass
(Our Daily Planet, 7/16/21)

green-dotBiden ends Trump plan to log Alaska rainforest dubbed ‘the lungs of North America’
(The Independent, 7/16/21)

green-dotU.S. to end large, old-growth timber sales in Alaska forest
(The Associated Press, 7/15/21)

green-dotU.S. to restore protections for Alaska's Tongass forest
(Reuters, 7/15/21)

green-dotBiden to restore protections for America’s largest national forest
(Huff Post, 7/15/21)

white-dotBIPOC outdoor activists join forces with Alaska Wilderness League and Gwich’in People
(Travel Experience Live, 7/10/21)

white-dotDuluth outdoor activist hikes into Arctic Refuge debate
(Duluth News Tribune, 7/10/21)

white-dotAppeals court upholds challenge to Pebble Mine ruling
(Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, 6/21/21)

green-dotBiden reverses one of Trump’s ‘most reckless and irresponsible’ decisions
(Gizmodo, 6/11/21)

green-dotBiden moves to reverse Trump opening of Alaska forest to logging
(Reuters, 6/11/21)

green-dotForests are crucial to combating climate change — will Biden rise to the challenge?
(AlterNet, 6/10/21)

orange-dotyellow-dotOn Alaska oil drilling, Biden walks a difficult path in search of bipartisanship
(Inside Climate News, 6/7/21)

yellow-dotThe Arctic National Wildlife Refuge just got a reprieve — but it’s not safe yet
(National Geographic, 6/3/21)

yellow-dotBiden Aims to End Arctic Drilling. A Trump-Era Law Could Foil His Plans.
(The New York Times, 6/2/21)

yellow-dotBiden Suspends Trump-Era Arctic Drilling Leases in Wildlife Refuge Cherished by Environmentalists
(People, 6/2/21)

yellow-dotBiden Suspends Oil Leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge While Supporting Drilling Elsewhere in Alaska
(EcoWatch, 6/2/21)

yellow-dotBiden Urged to Go Further After ‘Strong Step’ Toward Protecting Arctic Refuge From Drilling
(Alaska Native News, 6/2/21)

yellow-dotBiden administration suspends oil and gas leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(The Washington Post, 6/1/21)

yellow-dotBiden Suspends Drilling Leases in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
(The New York Times, 6/1/21)

yellow-dotBiden suspends oil leases in Alaska’s Arctic refuge
(The Associated Press, 6/1/21)

yellow-dotBiden suspends Trump-era oil and gas leases in Alaska refuge
(Reuters, 6/1/21)

white-dotLorraine Netro awarded the Glen Davis Conservation Prize
(Yukon News, 5/30/21)

orange-dotBiden’s Justice Department Is Defending a Trump-Era Plan to Drill the Arctic
(Earther, 5/28/21)

orange-dotBiden backs enormous Trump-era Alaska oil drilling project opposed by environmentalists
(The Independent, 5/28/21)

orange-dotBiden administration throws support behind Willow oil project
(Alaska Public Media, 5/27/21)

orange-dotEnvironmentalists condemn Biden's backing of Alaska oil drilling project
(Reuters, 5/27/21)

orange-dotBiden officials condemned for backing Trump-era Alaska drilling project
(The Guardian, 5/27/21)

orange-dotBiden Administration Defends Huge Alaska Oil Drilling Project
(The New York Times, 5/26/21)

white-dotThe outdoors are so white. Here’s how Lena Waithe and Jimmy Chin could change that
(Fast Company, 5/25/21)

white-dotMeet Chad Brown, founder of Love is King
(Outside Business Journal, 5/17/21)

blue-dotArctic coastal drilling rules stay
(Politico Morning Energy, 5/10/21)

blue-dotInterior drops Trump proposal for Arctic offshore drilling
(The Associated Press, 5/7/21)

white-dotAdam Kolton, 53, Dies; Led Fight to Protect Alaskan Refuge
(The New York Times, 5/3/21)

white-dotAdam Kolton, who helped fend off development in Alaska’s wild places, dies at 53
(The Washington Post, 4/30/21)

white-dotRemembering Adam Kolton
(Our Daily Planet, 4/30/21)

white-dotAdam Kolton, defender of the Arctic refuge, dies
(E&E News, 4/27/21)

white-dotKolton, Champion for Collaborative Conservation, Left ‘Indelible Mark’ on Wildlife, Arctic Conservation
(National Wildlife Magazine, 4/26/21)

green-dotAgriculture Department urged to stop funding logging roads in Tongass
(The Cordova Times, 4/22/21)

green-dotThe Calming, Healthful Joy of Visiting an Old-Growth Forest Near You
(Bloomberg, 4/22/21)

green-dotConservation and climate groups call on USDA to end subsidies for Tongass logging
(SitNews, 4/20/21)

 

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