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Another Reason To "Give It Up"!!!
Animals  (tags: iditarod, animalcruelty, world, Alaska, risks, safety, dogs )

- 581 days ago -
An Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race musher was flown to a hospital after a harrowing ordeal that included crashing his sled, hitting his head on a tree stump and getting knocked unconscious, and later falling through ice and breaking his ankle.
Scientists Link Fukushima and Alaskan Seal Deaths - Via Energy News
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, Fukushima Daiichi, nuclear radiation, Alaska, Seals, Suffering, radioactive contamination, World, Important News )

- 621 days ago -
Scientists present links between seal deaths and Fukushima fallout, with skin lesions, hair loss and lethargy from the 'Pulsed release' of built-up radionuclides as ice melted. "Wildlife health implications" due to radiation exposure.
Stand With the Veterans Who Stand to Lose Their Jobs in Bristol Bay ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Society & Culture  (tags: Vote Vets, Koch Brothers, Alaska, jobs, veterans, fishermen, politics, society, humans, ethics )

Carrie No
- 625 days ago -
We have a chance to land a knock out blow right now, but we need to know if you're with us.Sign our petition calling on the remaining investors to abandon this project and protect the jobs of the veterans who head to the Bay every year to earn a living...
Environment  (tags: Northern Dynasty Minerals, Pebble Mine, Bristol Bay, Alaska, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, wildlife, destruction, endangered )

- 633 days ago -
TELL NORTHERN DYNASTY TO CALL IT QUITS A Canadian mining company -- Northern Dynasty Minerals -- is the last one standing behind the Pebble Mine, which threatens to destroy Alaska's spectacular Bristol Bay wilderness, its world-class salmon runs and . . .
Alaska Governor Pursues New Strategy in Push to Open Arctic Refuge to Drilling (UGHHH~!)
Environment  (tags: Arctic Drilling, Alaska, Wildlife Refuge, pollution, politics, habitatdestruction, endangered, environment, destruction, animals, wildlife, water, trees, nature, habitat, protection, greenhousegases, climatechange, ecosystems, conservation, Sustainabililty )

- 805 days ago -
After being frustrated for decades in their efforts to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development, Alaska politicians are trying a new approach that may shift the battleground from Congress to the courts
Man Catches 200-Year-Old Fish in Alaska
Animals  (tags: Sitka, Alaska, Fishing, OMG, Photos, For The Win, 200-year-old rockfish )

- 827 days ago -
Fisherman Henry Liebman recently made a deep-sea catch he'll never forget, reeling in a record-setting shortraker rockfish.
Steller Sea Lion Has First Captive Birth in Years!
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animals, habitat, humans, good news, Alaska, seal lion, birth, captivity, pup, decades )

- 831 days ago -
A Steller sea lion pup born at the Alaska SeaLife Center holds an important distinction. It's the first such pup born in captivity on this continent in decades, said the center's president, Tara Riemer Jones.
Environment  (tags: Rio Tinto, Alaska, Pebble Mine, Anglo American, CEOs, destruction, environment, greenhousegases, globalwarming, wildlife, endangered, habitatdestruction, salmons, Native Americans, copper, gold )

- 918 days ago -
Tell the New CEO's of Anglo American and Rio Tinto to Abandon the Pebble Mine!
Tell Secretary Salazar: Protect Izembek National Wildlife Refuge ACTION US
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Salazar, environment, wildlife, protection, endangered, animalcruelty, conservation, ecosystems )

- 950 days ago -
Please tell Salazar to protect this pristine wilderness area and the wildlife that depend on it from the damaging impacts of a road.
Take a Stand Against the Savage Cruelty of the Dog Sledding Industry ACTION US
Animals  (tags: dogs, animalcruelty, Iditarod, illness, Alaska, animals )

- 955 days ago -
More than a hundred dogs have died during the Iditarod since the annual races began in 1973. Dogs also suffer terrible spinal, hip, and muscular injuries, exhaustion, heart attacks, and hemorrhaging. Please speak out for them...
Alaska Forum on the Environment, 2013 - Event Summary | Online Registration By Cvent
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, nature, Alaska )

- 970 days ago -
The Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) is Alaska's largest statewide gathering of environmental professionals from government agencies, non-profit and for-profit businesses, community leaders, Alaskan youth, conservationists, biologists and ...
Northern Lights Dance Over Denali
Environment  (tags: Alaska, America, aurora borealis Denali environment, Light show )

- 977 days ago -
The northern lights recently made an appearance over Alaska's Denali National Park, and as the above photo shows, they did not disappoint.
Fatal Wolf Attack Unnerves Alaska Village ( Truth About Wolf /Human Attack)
Animals  (tags: Wolf, Human, Fatality, 2010, alaska, the truth )

- 1074 days ago -
Rare fatality It was the first fatal wolf attack in Alaska, and only the second documented case of a wild wolf killing a human in North America.
Orphaned Baby Walrus Charms Our Alaska Program Director, Karla Dutton!
Animals  (tags: animalwelfare, walrus, Alaska, orphan, walrus calf, animals, endangered, protection )

- 1090 days ago -
Knowing about the challenges walruses face made meeting the orphaned calf even more special. Staff and trained volunteers at the Alaska SeaLife Center care for the calf (who I called Walter) and another walrus calf 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
For Poor Alaskan Village, Oil Could Change Everything
Business  (tags: Wainwright, Alaska, oil, Royal Dutch Shell, global warming, way of life will change, traditional Eskimo People, extreme poverty, Olgoonik Corporation, AK Native Claims Settlement Act of 1973 )

- 1098 days ago -
Their small village is about to be taken over by big oil. This traditional Eskimo community stands to make a fortune, but at what cost?

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