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Alaskans Oppose Planned Lease Sale of Sacred Coastal Plain
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Alaskans Oppose Planned Lease Sale of Sacred Coastal Plain

The Trump administration to take next step toward a lease sale in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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Forest Service Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest
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Forest Service Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest

Agency’s final action ignores public input and disregards importance of old-growth trees for local communities, fish, and birds.

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Arctic Refuge Oil Lease Sale Compromises Vital Alaska Wilderness
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Arctic Refuge Oil Lease Sale Compromises Vital Alaska Wilderness

— Lame duck administration takes next step in a rushed process to open one of the nation’s most iconic and sacred landscapes to oil drilling.
Unprecedented Rollback of Bird Protections Cemented in Administration’s Final Days
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Unprecedented Rollback of Bird Protections Cemented in Administration’s Final Days

Finalized bird-killer policy sidesteps the courts in a clear attempt to hamstring incoming administration from being able to protect birds.

BLM’s New Land Management Plan Allows Oil & Gas Development  in 80 % of Alaska’s Western Arctic
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BLM’s New Land Management Plan Allows Oil & Gas Development in 80 % of Alaska’s Western Arctic

— The plan will damage critical habitat and deepen the climate crisis.
Southeast Tribes, Conservation Organizations Sue Trump Administration Over Roadless Rule
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Southeast Tribes, Conservation Organizations Sue Trump Administration Over Roadless Rule

— Audubon joins lawsuit to take aim at Trump administration decision to gut Tongass National Forest protections.
New Legislation Aims to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds
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New Legislation Aims to Protect Tiny Fish Vital to Seabirds

Audubon supports the Forage Fish Conservation Act.

Alaskans Oppose Planned Lease Sale of Sacred Coastal Plain
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Alaskans Oppose Planned Lease Sale of Sacred Coastal Plain

— The Trump administration to take next step toward a lease sale in the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Forest Service Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest
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Forest Service Remove Roadless Protections for Tongass National Forest

— Agency’s final action ignores public input and disregards importance of old-growth trees for local communities, fish, and birds.
Groups condemn continued attack on Arctic Alaska as BLM releases Record of Decision on Willow Project
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Groups Condemn Continued Attack on Arctic Alaska as BLM Releases Record of Decision on Willow Project

— Todayʼs Record of Decision on the proposed Willow project marks the final step in a review process defined by consistent dismissal of public input and sloppy and rushed approval of ConocoPhillips' sprawling infrastructure plan.
Seismic Oil and Gas Exploration Will Scar the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
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Seismic Oil and Gas Exploration Will Scar the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

— Proposed seismic testing would damage important habitat for nesting birds and denning polar bear.
Legal Victory in the Tongass National Forest Goes Unchallenged by Department of Justice
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Legal Victory in the Tongass National Forest Goes Unchallenged by Department of Justice

— Voluntary dismissal of appeal keeps Prince of Wales Island protected from logging.

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