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Latest potential investor pulls out of Pebble

Yet another potential major investor in a large mineral mine in the Bristol Bay watershed is now out of the picture, just as backers...

Hunting, trapping changes proposed in national preserves

Federally proposed changes in sport hunting and trapping in Alaska’s national preserves that would allow bear baiting and trapping and trapping wolves during denning...

Petition seeks ban on some chemical in sunscreen

An environmental group is petitioning the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to ban the coral-killing chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate from sunscreens and other personal...

Arctic Refuge defense draws investor support

Institutional investors with $2.52 trillion in assets have joined with the Gwich’in people of Alaska’s Interior in opposing drilling for oil and gas in...

Climate change sends many fish species north

A new study by researchers at Rutgers University says climate change is forcing hundreds of ocean fish and invertebrate species, including Pacific rockfishes, through...

Young Alaskans lawsuit on climate heard in court

Alaska Superior Court Judge Gregory Miller heard oral arguments on April 30 on the state’s motion to dismiss a climate lawsuit brought by 16...

EVOS given a May 28 deadline to buy coal rights

For years a number of Alaskans have urged use of Exxon Valdez oil spill recovery funds to retire the Bering River coalfield patent from...

Gwich’in reaffirm opposition to drilling in ANWR

Tribal leaders from Fort Yukon, Venetie and Arctic Village are reaffirming their opposition to oil and gas development on the coastal plain of the...

USACE seeks more comment on mine EIS analysis

A steady stream of people delivered written comments to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on how to frame its analysis for the environmental...

Fairbanks listed among most polluted areas

A new report from the American Lung Association lists the Fairbanks North Star Borough among the top 25 counties with the worst short-term particle...






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