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Ice Loss Sends Alaskan Temperatures Soaring
Environment  (tags: climat echange, research, environment, Alaska, weather, world, ecosystems, melting ice )

Cal
- 8 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
- 8 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.
Protect Arctic Walrus From Shell's New Drilling Plan! ACTION US
Animals  (tags: Arctic drilling, Shell, wildlife, walrus, Point Lay, Alaska, protection, environment, ecosystems, habitat )

Nancy
- 18 days ago - act.alaskawild.org
Shell just submitted a larger, noisier and more polluting plan to drill in the walrus' home as soon as this summer. To help the walrus, tell President Obama to keep America's Arctic Ocean safe from Shell!
35,000 Walruses 'Haul Out' on Alaska Beach
Environment  (tags: ecosystems, climate-change, walruses, Alaska, Arctic, wildlife, animals )

Nancy
- 22 days ago - cnn.com
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.
Powerful Opportunity to Stop Destructive Mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay - Via Earth Justice
Environment  (tags: Environment, North America, Alaska, Mining Industry, Bristol Bay, Ecosystem, Habitat destruction, Forest, Water Pollution, Salmon Migration, Spirit Bear, Trees, Wildlife, EPA, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 44 days ago - secure.earthjustice.org
The proposed mine would be the largest, most destructive open-pit mine ever built in North America destroying the great salmon migration, the spirit bear and heavily polluting water. The EPA is currently accepting public comments so please sign.
Tell EPA: Stop Pebble Mine - Petition
Animals  (tags: Salmon, Alaska, Bristol Bay, Pebble Mine, open pit gold copper mine, wetlands, toxic, Canadian Compnay )

Dandelion
- 47 days ago - act.credoaction.com
The world's largest salmon fishery could soon be poisoned by toxic mining waste. Canadian mining company wants to build a massive open-pit gold and copper mine in the ecologically-sensitive streams and wetlands that feed into Alaska's pristine Bristol Bay
Protect Brown Bear Habitat From Toxic Mining
Environment  (tags: Bristol Bay, Alaska, salmon, Pebble Mine, Environmental Protection Agency )

Dandelion
- 70 days ago - online.nwf.org
Bristol Bay, Alaska, brown bears depend on pristine rivers and streams that sustain the world's largest runs of sockeye salmon. Mining industry is proposing to build a massive mine at headwaters of Bristol Bay that would devastate brown bear and salmon.
Tell the EPA: Protect Bristol Bay ACTION US
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, minind, Alaska, veterans, fishing, livelihood )

Nancy
- 79 days ago - action.votevets.org
Every summer, hundreds of veterans head to Bristol Bay, Alaska to earn a living as commercial fishermen, but Koch-connected mine development is putting those jobs, and the local habitat, in series risk.
Support Phase 2 of the Fire Island Wind Project ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, renewable energy, protection, Alaska )

Cher
- 132 days ago - change.org
If this petition takes off, it will show the Chugach Electric Association (CEA) Board of Directors that the public supports clean renewable energy in Alaska!
Firefighters Battling Forest Blaze Stop to Rescue Five Wolf Pups Abandoned By Their Parents
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, Kenai Peninsula, Funny River, firefighters, inferno, wolf, pups, cubs )

Evelyn
- 148 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Alaskan firefighters on the Kenai Peninsula at Funny River, stopped battling inferno when they heard yelping. Discovered & rescue 5 dehydrated wolf pups in a den, had all suffered a run-in with a porcupine, needing quills removed from their tiny bodies
Another Reason To "Give It Up"!!!
Animals  (tags: iditarod, animalcruelty, world, Alaska, risks, safety, dogs )

Nancy
- 232 days ago - msn.foxsports.com
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 )

Victoria
- 272 days ago - enenews.com
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
- 276 days ago - action.votevets.org
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...
STOP THE PEBBLE MINE!--- PLEASE SIGN!
Environment  (tags: Northern Dynasty Minerals, Pebble Mine, Bristol Bay, Alaska, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, nature, pollution, wildlife, destruction, endangered )

Lynn
- 285 days ago - secure.nrdconline.org
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 )

Roxy
- 457 days ago - rollcall.com
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
 

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