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Polar bear resting, Alaska (photo: USFWS)

The Trump administration is barreling ahead with approvals for destructive oil and gas drilling in the sensitive Arctic National Wildlife Refuge — some of the best polar bear denning habitat in the country.1     The Threat to Polar Bears and the Arctic Make no mistake. Drilling is bad for wildlife and the environment.Land near the Arctic Refuge bears the scars from fossil fuel […]
Take action for oceans (Photos: polar bears by Image-WS, pixabay; Ane11e, pixabay; Pexels, pixabay; werner22brigitte)

Protect our coasts from dangerous offshore drilling that will fuel climate change. Send a message to your U.S. senators now.     A Massive Offshore Drilling Expansion Earlier this year, the Trump administration proposed opening up roughly 92 percent of U.S. waters off our coasts to dangerous offshore oil and gas drilling.1Most coastal governors in the country opposes the administration’s proposal, and it’s not […]
Polar bear (Robynm, Pixabay)

Help convince a Houston-based oil company to leave our threatened polar bears alone.     The Threat to Polar Bears The Beaufort Sea.America’s threatened polar bears den along its coast. The bears use its increasingly rare sea ice to hunt.1 And, soon, a Texas-based oil company could ruin this special place.Hillcorp, headquartered in Houston, just received approval from the Trump administration to drill within […]
A close-up photograph of a wolf pup.

The Trump Administration is proposing changes that would gut the Endangered Species Act’s lifesaving protections for imperiled wildlife. Your action can help us stop these disastrous modifications and save wolves and other wildlife from extinction. Extinction Is Accelerating We are lucky to share our planet with an astonishing diversity of life.If you’ve ever marveled at the effortless flight of an eagle overhead, […]
Woman and dog on a mountain (Photo by Patrick Hendry on Unsplash)

In this week’s social shares: the toxic legacy of coal ash, endangered species protections for monarch butterflies and more.  Social Shares for FacebookSocial Shares for Twitter.@washingtonpost: Trump administration moves forward with Arctic oil plan wildlife staff deem ‘not adequate’ ▶️ more: https://t.co/fYJKLOE9cX ◀️Seismic testing can frighten polar bear mothers, causing them to abandon vulnerable cubs to die. pic.twitter.com/lUWzGp6tAB— Environmental Action (@EnviroAction) August […]
Caribou via Unsplash, Tongass National Forest (USDA), Polar Bear (Robynm on Pixabay)

We’re going all-in to Keep Alaska Wild because, right now, choices made in Washington could be devastating for wildlife and wild places in Alaska and around the planet. But we can’t protect them without your help.  Wild Alaska Alaska has been described as America’s last frontier, but that doesn’t tell the full story. The state includes some of America’s wildest and most […]

The Arctic Wildlife Refuge is America’s last wild frontier, home to polar bears, caribou, musk ox and other important species. You’d think that as a country we would be doing everything we could to protect this wild special place. Unfortunately, short-sighted plans are being put in place for short-term profit at the expense of wildlife that depends on this area to […]
Polar bear resting, Alaska (photo: USFWS)

The Department of Interior (DOI) has kicked off its efforts to fast-track the lease sale to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the oil and gas industry — and we really need your help to prevent another catastrophic environmental disaster. Add your name to oppose opening the Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.The Threat to the Arctic Polar bears, caribou […]
Polar Bear Mother and Cubs

You wouldn’t turn off the firehose during a five-alarm inferno.So why are some of our elected officials moving to eliminate lifesaving protections for some of our country’s most threatened and endangered species — even as scientists worry about mass extinctions on the horizon? 1The threat to endangered species We’re already in the middle of the worst extinction crisis in 65 million […]