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Alaska Becomes 3rd State With Legal Marijuana
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, marijuana, alaska, legalize )

Angela
- 2 days ago - msn.com
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) âEUR" Alaska on Tuesday became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but organizers don't expect any public celebrations since it remains illegal to smoke marijuana in public.
Boy, 4, Shot When Mom's Gun Falls From Holster
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, guns, shooting, accident, alaska )

Angela
- 3 days ago - newser.com
A 4-year-old Alaska boy was shot in the leg when his mother's handgun fell out of its holster and fired. No charges after Alaska boy wounded in leg.
Sarah Palin: Dying Caribou Have to 'Take One for the Team' So We Can Expand Oil Pipelines
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Sarah Palin, NAPE, Alaska, Texas, oil pipeline, environment, death, destruction, animals, caribou, ethics, politics, government, sadness, interesting, corruption, government, propaganda )

Carrie
- 12 days ago - rawstory.com
Palin delighted members of the oil and gas industry in a speech to the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Texas on Thursday. "Energy is my baby," Palin explained, adding that oil and gas could "feed and fuel a hungry nation with what God has ...
Obama Recommends Extended Wilderness Zone in Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, government, obama, goodnews, extended wilderness, Alaska, environment, nature )

Giana
- 31 days ago - news.discovery.com
US President Barack Obama said Sunday he would recommend a large swath of Alaska be designated as wilderness, the highest level of federal protection, in a move angering state oil proponents.
Thank You for Supporting Wilderness in Alaska PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, wilderness, Alaska )

Anna
- 32 days ago - secure.wilderness.org
Please take a moment to thank President Obama and his administration for recognizing the priceless wilderness values of the Arctic Refuge, and for taking a stand to protect them.
Save Wolves, Old-Growth Forests and Our Climate
Animals  (tags: wolves, alaska, climate, old groth, forests, animal welfare, wolf, petition )

Scooby
- 57 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
A unique Alaskan wolf species is being driven extinct by the clearcutting of its old-growth forest home. These same forests trap enormous amounts of carbon, slowing down global warming.
Applaud Decision to Protect Bay From Oil Development PETITION
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, Alaska )

Anna
- 65 days ago - forcechange.com
Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay has been off-limits to oil and natural gas leasing since 2010 under a temporary protection arrangement set to expire in 2017. However, on Tuesday President Obama officially withdrew the 52,234-square-mile area from resource
Stop Bristol Bay Mega-Mining in Alaska and Save Wild Salmon - Force Change
Environment  (tags: Alaska, Bristol Bay, Mining Industry, Ecosystem, Environmental destruction, Habitat destruction, Water Pollution, Salmon migration, Spirit Bears, Trees, Wetlands, Endangered Species, Wildlife, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 68 days ago - forcechange.com
On December 16th, 2014, President Obama banned oil and gas drilling in the Bristol Bay, BUT this does not affect the Pebble Mine gold and copper mega-mine project which would destroy the ecosystem, the great salmon migration and spirit bear habitat.
Mr President, Thanks for Limiting Drilling in Bristol Bay, Alaska
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Alaska, Bristol Bay, oil and gas regulators, drilling moratorium, Good News, Obama )

Anne
- 71 days ago - whitehouse.gov
Bristol Bay is off limits for off shore oil and gas leasing indefinitely by executive order. This is a good step (now to stop the mine proposed for headwater streams!
Help Protect Predators in Alaska's National Preserves PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, predators, Alaska, preserves, wildlife )

Anna
- 90 days ago - awionline.org
The NPS is now seeking comments on the proposed rule and whether the taking of black bears over bait should still be allowed in National Preserves. AWI is urging NPS to adopt the proposed rule and to ban bear baiting on national preserve lands for both
Protect Alaska's Walruses From Dirty Oil Drilling and Global Warming PETITION
Animals  (tags: wildlife, walruses, Alaska, protection )

Anna
- 100 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Please sign the petition below asking the government to protect the walrus as an endangered species and put a permanent halt to offshore drilling off Alaska.
Alaska, Oregon And Washington, DC Vote To Legalize Recreational Marijuana
Society & Culture  (tags: Medical marijuana, recreational marijuana, constitutional majority, Alaska, Oregon, Washington, DC, Florida )

Dandelion
- 114 days ago - rt.com
In Florida, the ballot measure gained the support of 57 percent of voters, but the measure fell short of a 60 percent constitutional majority required under state law.
Draw the Line on Alaska's Cruel Hunts
Environment  (tags: Alaska, wolves, bears, moose, caribou, National Park Service, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, government, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, pollution, protection, trees, water, wildlife )

Sara
- 121 days ago - action.biologicaldiversity.org
Take action -- tell the National Park Service you fully support its new rules to protect wildlife and defend the natural character of our national preserves.
Ice Loss Sends Alaskan Temperatures Soaring
Environment  (tags: climat echange, research, environment, Alaska, weather, world, ecosystems, melting ice )

Cal
- 132 days ago - climatenewsnetwork.net
Scientists analysing more than three decades of weather data for the northern Alaska outpost of Barrow have linked an astonishing 7°C temperature rise to the decline in Arctic sea ice.
Protect Wolves and Bears in Alaska's National Parks!
Animals  (tags: wolves, bears, hunters, alaska, abuse, abused, animalcruelty, animalrights, animalwelfare, crime, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, investigation, killed, killing, law, protection, sadness, slaughter, society, s )

Sara
- 133 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
The National Park Service is considering a ban on the worst hunting practices that target wolves and bears -- including baiting, snaring and using artificial lights to kill hibernating bears -- in Alaska's national parks.
 

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