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Alaskan Famous Ice Road Is Closed By Extreme Flooding
Business  (tags: trucking, oil fields, Alaska, flooding, Dalton Highway )

Kathryn
- 8 days ago - ibtimes.com
The highway known as the Ice Road in the popular History channel series "Ice Road Truckers" is the only overland route to lucrative oil operations, but the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities closed a stretch of the road.
Baby Moose Takes Its First Steps
Offbeat  (tags: birth, moose, alaska, animals, environment, interesting, off-beat, wildlife )

Lone
- 8 days ago - msn.com
VIDEO - Moose born on roadside in Alaska stumbles and falls attempting to walk for the first time
Beaver Visits Alaska Hardware Store, DoesnâEUR(TM)t Buy a Dam Thing
Offbeat  (tags: beaver, Alaska, Hardware Store, animals, funny, humor, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, wildlife )

Lone
- 10 days ago - thestar.com
A beaver walked into an Alaska hardware store on Friday, but couldnâEUR(TM)t find anything for his lodge.
U.S. Will Allow Drilling for Oil in Arctic Ocean
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: President Obama, Obama Administration, Arctic, Arctic Drilling, Oil, Alaska, Environment, Environmental Policy, Energy Policy, Shell )

Brian
- 15 days ago - nytimes.com
The Obama administration on Monday gave conditional approval to allow Shell to start drilling for oil off the Alaskan coast this summer, a major victory for the petroleum industry and a devastating blow to environmentalists.
Climate Change Is Baking Alaska
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, environment, Alaska, wildlife )

Cal
- 69 days ago - grist.org
Alaska is heating up at twice the rate of the rest of the country âEUR" a canary in our climate coal mine
Alaska Becomes 3rd State With Legal Marijuana
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, marijuana, alaska, legalize )

Save Anim
- 93 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 )

Save Anim
- 93 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
- 102 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
- 121 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 )

AnnaGone
- 122 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
- 147 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 )

AnnaGone
- 155 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
- 158 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
- 161 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 )

AnnaGone
- 180 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
 

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