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Trump administration drills down on Alaska’s Arctic Refuge

The deeply unpopular plan would benefit a few rich oil companies while threatening people, wildlife and the climate.

Arctic drilling a go with recent approval from the Trump administration

“This project sets us down a dangerous path of destroying the Arctic. An oil spill in the Arctic would be impossible to clean up and the region is already stressed by climate change.”

How the loss of Native American languages affects our understanding of...

The loss of indigenous languages is not Alaska’s concern alone. It affects all of us.

Grassroots fighters for the Arctic Refuge take the case to DC

We must stand for the protection of the Arctic Refuge and ask our representatives to do the same.

Trump administration to build ‘road to nowhere’ through Alaska wildlife refuge

“The Trump administration has approved an unprecedented and illegal proposal to sell out Izembek National Wildlife Refuge.”

Another lawmaker resigns after sexual harassment accusations

Seven women, who are all current or former aides at the Alaska Capitol, reported the unwanted sexual advances.

Groups slam Zinke’s ‘backroom deals’ to build road through Alaskan wildlife...

“These records expose yet another of Secretary Zinke’s secretive, backroom deals to sell off and sell out our public lands and wildlife.”

How Alaska tribes solved their dental health crisis

Dental health therapy takes half the time it takes to train a dentist. And it does what good medicine should: improve public health.

Alaska’s small villages turn toward renewables – and don’t look back

Oil companies like to push the narrative that Alaskans want more oil development, but that’s not true.

The unlikely uprising of progressive politics in Alaska

As the Arctic heats up and the oil economy tanks, progressives find their voice in a conservative state.

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Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Children among hundreds found in new mass grave at Gaza hospital

A horrifying discovery in Khan Younis raises alarms about the profound toll of ongoing hostilities on the most vulnerable.

Senator Sanders proposes major cuts to Israeli military aid amid human rights concerns

Amid accusations of genocide and widespread human rights abuses, Senator Bernie Sanders champions amendments to halt offensive military funding to Israel, sparking a critical Senate debate.

Historic Gaza protests at Columbia U. enter day 6; campus protests spread across country

Solidarity protests and encampments have now sprouted up on campuses across the country, including at Yale, MIT, Tufts, NYU, The New School and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Democrats divided: Historic opposition to $26 billion military aid package for Israel amid Gaza...

A record 40 House Democrats have voted against a controversial bill, citing concerns over the impact of military operations on children in Gaza.