The Arctic Wildlife Refuge is America’s last wild frontier, home to polar bears, caribou, musk ox and other important species. You’d think that as a country we would be doing everything we could to protect this wild special place. Unfortunately, short-sighted plans are being put in place for short-term profit at the expense of wildlife that depends on this area to […]
Polar bear resting, Alaska (photo: USFWS)

The Department of Interior (DOI) has kicked off its efforts to fast-track the lease sale to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to the oil and gas industry — and we really need your help to prevent another catastrophic environmental disaster. Add your name to oppose opening the Arctic Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. The Threat to the Arctic Polar bears, caribou […]
tax bill threatens polar bears

The US senate has just passed a major tax bill…  and hidden within it is bad news for America’s threatened polar bears and other Arctic wildlife. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act aims to reduce tax rates.  To pay for the cuts, the bill relies at least in part on expected revenue from revenues generated by new oil and gas drilling […]