U.S. Bureau of Land Management Puts Hold on Alaska Public Lands Give-Away
Alaska Tribes, Community Members and Conservation Groups Share Their Appreciation In the last two weeks of the Trump Administration, the Interior Department rushed to open up tens of millions of acres of public lands to mining and oil and gas… More »
The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Epidemic
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, the first Indigenous Cabinet Secretary, announced the creation of the Missing and Murdered Unit in the Bureau of Indian Affairs to increase resources dedicated to addressing the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls… More »
Pebble Mine: Investors worth $105 billion join the call for lasting protection for Bristol Bay from Pebble Mine
This week, a group of fifty investors, worth over $105 billion, spoke out against the controversial Pebble Mine in southwest Alaska – a massive copper and gold mine that threatens the world’s largest and most productive wild salmon fishery. These… More »
STIBNITE GOLD MINE: New mine plan needs a new environmental review!
The massive open-pit Stibnite Mine would use cyanide to extract gold on public lands in the headwaters of Idaho’s Salmon River—one of the most cherished and economically important waterways in the northwest. The Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the… More »