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Tongass Plan Amendment Should Move Faster to stop Old-Growth Clearcutting

Published: Nov 20, 2015
Forest Service should move faster to end old-growth clearcutting in new Tongass plan amendment.

First Oil Development Project in NPRA Follows Balanced Plan

Published: Oct 22, 2015
Balanced plan for the NPRA is working!
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Old-Growth Logging: The True Culprit behind Drastic Wolf Declines in the Tongass

Published: Oct 15, 2015
New Audubon Alaska report shows old-growth logging the culprit for Tongass wolf declines.
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Federal Judge Rules to Protect Wilderness in Izembek

Published: Sep 8, 2015
A Federal judge ruled to protect Izembek Wilderness from a proposed road that would have ...
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Audubon Science and Maps Highlight Vulnerable Arctic Wildlife

Published: Aug 28, 2015
President Obama’s upcoming visit to Alaska puts a spotlight on urgent energy and climate cha...
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Audubon Responds to Shell Receiving Final Permit to Drill and Extract Oil in Arctic Ocean

Published: Aug 17, 2015
Audubon President Yarnold says Obama Administration is irresponsible for granting Shell the fin...
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Audubon Comments on Arctic Ocean Drilling Approval

Published: Jul 22, 2015
David Yarnold speaks out on Shell receiving permits to drill in the Arctic Ocean.

Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Shell Oil’s Risky and Reckless Arctic Drilling Plan

Published: Jun 2, 2015
Audubon joins legal challenge to rushed Arctic Ocean permits allowing Shell to drill in summer ...
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Environmental and Alaska Native Groups Continue Fight to Protect the Arctic’s Chukchi Sea from Risky Drilling

Published: Jun 1, 2015
Audubon joins in legal challenge to Shell's plan to drill in Arctic Ocean in summer 2015.
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President Obama transmits Arctic Refuge Wilderness recommendation to Congress

Published: Apr 3, 2015
President Obama sends Wilderness recommendation for Arctic Refuge to Congress.
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Conservation Groups Appeal Big Thorne Timber Sale:

Published: Mar 27, 2015
Audubon files lawsuit to halt old-growth timber sale in the Tongass.
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First Oil and Gas Drilling in NPRA Sets Disappointingly Low Bar for Minimizing Harmful Effects

Published: Feb 13, 2015
Permenent road in Greater Mooses Tooth 1 development will impact WatchList bird habitat.
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Department of Interior Releases Plan to Allow Dangerous Arctic Ocean Drilling

Published: Feb 12, 2015
Department of Interior releases plan for dangerous Arctic Ocean drilling.
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President Obama Protects Important Arctic Ocean Habitat from Drilling

Published: Jan 27, 2015
President protects important Arctic Ocean habitat from drilling.
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Conservation Groups, Native Organizations Celebrate Wilderness Recommendation for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Published: Jan 25, 2015
Obama makes historic announcement recommending permanent protection for Arctic Refuge!

Conservation Groups Applaud Continued Arctic Refuge Bipartisan Leadership by Reps. Huffman and Fitzpatrick

Published: Jan 8, 2015
Audubon applauds bipartisan leadership in Congress to protect Arctic Refuge coastal plain. &nbs...
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'Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Published: Dec 12, 2014
'Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Audubon and Toyota Award $765,000 to 39 Environmentalists Through Toyota TogetherGreen

Published: Nov 19, 2014
Toyota TogetherGreen, a conservation initiative of the National Audubon Society and Toyota, tod...
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New Obama Administration Draft Report Highlights Risks of Arctic Ocean Drilling

Published: Oct 31, 2014
New analysis of Chukchi Sea oil and gas leasing demonstrates how risky it would be.
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New Audubon Study Reveals Climate Change Effects on Many Bird Species

Published: Sep 9, 2014
Audubon examines how climate change could affect birds.  
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Massive Big Thorne Timber Sale Deals a Severe Blow to the Tongass, Taxpayers

Published: Aug 21, 2014
Forest Service announces largest old-growth timber sale on Tongass in decades.
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Court Denies Offshore Oil Lease Sale in America’s Arctic

Published: Jan 22, 2014
Court says Chukchi Sea oil lease sale violates law.
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Conservation Groups Praise Action to Protect Alaska Wilderness

Published: Dec 23, 2013
Secretary Jewell decides to keep  Izembek NWR intact!
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Ring in the Holidays with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

Published: Dec 13, 2013
The Audubon Christmas Bird Count takes wing December 14, 2013.
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Senators Cantwell and Kirk introduce bipartisan bill to protect the Arctic Refuge

Published: Nov 13, 2013
Senators Cantwell (D-WA) and Kirk (R-IL) reaffirmed the bipartisan history of support for the ...

Audubon Alaska Statement: Forest Service “Modification” to Tongass Management Plan Missing Key Components

Published: Oct 1, 2013
Forest Service "modification" to Tongass management falls short.
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U.S. Forest Service to reevaluate Big Thorne timber sale due to effects on wolves and deer

Published: Oct 1, 2013
Forest Service delays Big Thorne timber sale to examine effects on deer and wolves.  

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to Tour Alaska’s Amazing Wild Places

Published: Aug 28, 2013
Secretary Jewell's first trip to Alaska includes Izembek and Arctic Refuge.

Conservationists express outrage over huge, industrial-scale timber project

Published: Jul 1, 2013
Conservation groups say the huge Big Thorne timber sale in the Tongass is not transitioning out...
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Conservation groups ask Obama Administration to protect the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge and Wilderness

Published: Mar 6, 2013
A final decision this month could protect wildlife and subsistance resources.
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