Obviously, the last thing the state of Alaska wants is for we-the-people to see actual photos of the atrocity committed by “our” state government, ostensibly on our behalf.
The state must conduct better science on Alaska’s wildlife and end all lethal predator control efforts once and for all.
If tanker owners and other shippers will not adopt reasonable whale safety measures voluntarily, it is up to the federal government to require them to do so.
It is time for the Legislature to enact the Alaska Climate Change Response Fund act as proposed, so we can help communities better prepare for the next climate disaster.
It is time for the federal trustees to play hardball and assert the overwhelming national interest on this important issue.
It is clear that the Kremlin will continue to exploit America’s current political chaos - that it helped foment - any way it can.
For too long, the world community has turned a blind eye toward the sacrosanct role of the U.N. in ensuring world peace.
Either we fully fund the low-carbon energy transition now, or we will lose any chance for a habitable world.
It is clearly in the national, state and local interest that this threat be permanently eliminated.
Science has done its job identifying anthropogenic risks and impacts to our oceans. Now President Biden must act.
The era of intentionally dumping toxic waste in our one global ocean is, or should be, over.
This may be our last, best chance to reset Alaska ocean policy in time to save our offshore ecosystems.
Government trustees should conduct restoration where they deem most appropriate, unencumbered by the arbitrary, unscientific spill boundary.
The proposal essentially throws in the towel on oil spill environmental recovery, a profound betrayal of the state’s “responsible development” mantra.
Scientists have been warning of ecological collapse for decades.