Dan Ritzman is the Sierra Club's Alaska Program Director. For more than a decade he has worked to thwart efforts to open the Arctic Refuge to oil development and to protect special areas of America's Arctic. Dan has a passion for America's Arctic and has undertaken over 35 trips north of the Arctic Circle.
Beth is a freelance writer and editor living in the Rocky Mountain West. So far, Beth has lived in or near three major U.S. mountain ranges, and is passionate about protecting the important ecosystems they represent. Follow Beth on Twitter as @ecosphericblog or check out her blog. less