• Entangled Humpback Whale Successfully Freed Near Unalaska

    Entangled Humpback Whale Successfully Freed Near Unalaska

    Two NOAA large whale entanglement response experts flew out to Unalaska to lead the disentanglement effort. They arrived in Unalaska on the morning of April 4 with additional specialized equipment to aid in the disentanglement effort. The team made an initial attempt to free the whale that afternoon. Unfortunately, some bad weather blew in, and…

  • Federal Departments Make It Official On Rejecting Ambler Road, National Petroleum Reserve (Updating)

    As expected, the U.S. Interior Department and the Bureau of Land Management announced two major Alaska mining/drilling Western Arctic projects would be blocked by the federal government, the Ambler Mining District road project and the National Petroleum Reserve drilling area. First up, here’s the Department of the Interior’s press release: Biden-Harris Administration Takes Critical Action…

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