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Tag: Tongass National Forest

Biden restores vital protections for Alaska’s Tongass National Forest gutted by...

"As our nation's largest national forest and the largest intact temperate rainforest in the world, the Tongass National Forest is key to conserving biodiversity and addressing the climate crisis."

USDA announces proposal to reinstate protections for Tongass National Forest

While the Trump administration tried to open 9.2 million acres of the forest to logging and roadbuilding, the USDA's proposal will effectively reinstate the protections for Tongass National Forest.

In ‘critical step’ for climate, Biden to restore protections for Tongass...

“The Tongass is not only one of the few truly wild places left on the planet, it is vital to our path forward as we deal with climate change,” said the Alaska-based group SalmonState.

Coalition sues Trump administration over ‘outrageous assault’ on Tongass National Forest...

“Trump’s reckless plan to clearcut old-growth trees in the Tongass will irreversibly damage our climate, kill wildlife, and devastate Southeast Alaska communities.”

Trump administration’s attempt to log largest national forest in US denied...

“This is a huge win for wildlife, climate, and all people’s voices on the most biologically diverse and vulnerable island on the Tongass National Forest.”

Trump to open 16.7 million acres of Alaska rainforest for drilling

As the Amazon rainforest burns, President Donald Trump is opening a rainforest right here in the United States corporate interests.

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