On March 16-18, 2022, Alaska Conservation Foundation brought together over 159 tribal leaders, community members, conservation advocates, technical experts, and funders to engage in and learn about preventing industrial-scale mining and associated activities as well as reforming practices and mitigating impacts in Alaska. Background Since the 1950s, Alaska’s economy has relied on extractive industries. With […]
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The headwaters region of Bristol Bay, Alaska – the world’s largest sockeye salmon fishery – is the proposed site of a gigantic open pit mine.
After decades of protection, the federal administration is moving with breakneck speed to industrialize the Arctic Refuge by leasing the coastal plain for oil and gas drilling.
Alaska’s congressional delegation is pushing to open protected areas of the Tongass National Forest, the largest temperate rainforest on the planet, to harmful logging.
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