Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Then-Interior Department assistant secretary Joe Balash signs directives June 26 in Anchorage revoking decades-old federal public land orders, in the process making more than 1.3 million acres overseen by the Bureau of Land Management eligible for conveyance to the state, Alaska Native corporations, and other uses.
"The revolving door of the Trump Administration continues to spin—and it's wider than ever before."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Caribou graze on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge
Interior Dept. statement that "lease sale will happen in 2019" comes as oil...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Climate activists
"To funders of ExxonMobil: start selling your stocks. The lawsuits are coming."


This week, residents of a village in Russia’s far eastern Kamchatka Peninsula saw this exhausted, emaciated polar bear - a species some consider the poster child for climate change - prowling for food over 500 miles from its native habitat. With the Arctic warming, the ice receding, the seals slowly disappearing and the mindless cretins-in-charge eager to drill, enraged scientists ask, "At what point are we going to take climate change seriously?"