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Secretarial Order on the Arctic: Bad for Birds, Bad for Balance
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Secretarial Order on the Arctic: Bad for Birds, Bad for Balance

Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke signed a Secretarial Order re-opening a planning process for oil and gas leasing in the NPRA, and calling for a review of the petroleum geology in the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain.

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President Trump's Arctic Ocean Executive Order, Explained
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President Trump's Arctic Ocean Executive Order, Explained

President Trump's Executive Order on expanding federal offshore energy puts the Arctic Ocean back on the table for offshore drilling.

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Reversal on Arctic Ocean Protections Puts Vital Arctic Marine Areas at Risk
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Reversal on Arctic Ocean Protections Puts Vital Arctic Marine Areas at Risk

Today, the Trump Administration directed the Department of Interior to walk back protections to vital marine areas in the U.S. Arctic Ocean.

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Trump Administration Takes Next Step to Expand Offshore Drilling
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Trump Administration Takes Next Step to Expand Offshore Drilling

The process to re-do the Five Year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program has begun.

Secretarial Order on the Arctic: Bad for Birds, Bad for Balance
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Secretarial Order on the Arctic: Bad for Birds, Bad for Balance

— Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke signed a Secretarial Order re-opening a planning process for oil and gas leasing in the NPRA, and calling for a review of the petroleum geology in the Arctic Refuge Coastal Plain.
President Trump's Arctic Ocean Executive Order, Explained
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President Trump's Arctic Ocean Executive Order, Explained

President Trump's Executive Order on expanding federal offshore energy puts the Arctic Ocean back on the table for offshore drilling.

Reversal on Arctic Ocean Protections Puts Vital Arctic Marine Areas at Risk
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Reversal on Arctic Ocean Protections Puts Vital Arctic Marine Areas at Risk

Today, the Trump Administration directed the Department of Interior to walk back protections to vital marine areas in the U.S. Arctic Ocean.

New Bills Threaten the Tongass
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New Bills Threaten the Tongass

The Alaska Mental Health Trust Land Transfer Act and the State National Forest Management Act aim to continue large-tree old-growth logging.

Birds to Congress: Protect the Heart of the Arctic Refuge
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Birds to Congress: Protect the Heart of the Arctic Refuge

Record number of Senators support bill to permanently protect the coastal plain of the Arctic Refuge as wilderness.

Threats to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are on the Political Horizon
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Threats to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are on the Political Horizon

The clearest threat to the Refuge comes in the form of the 2018 congressional budget reconciliation process.

H.J. Res. 69 Seeks to Undo Wildlife Protections
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H.J. Res. 69 Seeks to Undo Wildlife Protections

Senators will vote on whether to repeal the US Fish and Wildlife Final Rule, which prevents intensive hunting techniques on National Wildlife Refuges.

‘Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count
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'Tis the Season for the Audubon Christmas Bird Count

— Join in an Audubon Christmas Bird Count, the longest running citizen science program!
Long-awaited Record of Decision Issued for Tongass Land Management Plan Amendment
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Long-Awaited Tongass Amendment Released

— This amendment to the Tongass management plan takes the first concrete steps to ending old-growth logging.

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