Alaska

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
The pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is home to the Gwich'in people, who call it "Iizhik Gwats'an Gwandaii Goodlit," or, "the sacred place where life begins."
The pristine reserve is home to the Gwich'in people, who call it "Iizhik Gwats'an Gwandaii Goodlit," or, "the sacred place where life begins."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Waterfall on Baranof Island, Tongass National Forest in Southeast Alaska.
"Destructive development in the country's largest national forest—such as...
Jon Queally, staff writer
An oil pipeline stretches across the landscape outside Prudhoe Bay in North Slope borough, Alaska. "New absurdities from Big Oil," said the Energy Watch Group, which advocates for renewable energy, in response to the reporting. "What do you do when the Arctic is melting, threatening your drilling infrastructure—but you really don't want to stop drilling? Right, cooling the ground beneath the infrastructure and keep on drilling." (Photo illustration: Original by Bonnie Jo Mount/via Getty Images/with overlay)
The effort represented such "mindless idiocy" for many that 350.org ran a "help...

Further

Furious that Arctic-trashing Shell is using kid-friendly LEGO to clean up its image - reportedly selling 16 million Shell-branded toys worth $116 million - Greenpeace has begun a campaign aimed at pressuring LEGO to end the sketchy partnership. Protests at England's Legloland, and a darkly stunning new ad in which an idyllic Arctic, huskies and all, drowns in oil.