Alaska is Fortunate to Have Young Gambell Whaler

In the News | October 22, 2017 | Sue Libenson | Alaska Dispatch News
Count me among the conservationists who stand with and applaud the leadership of Chris Apassingok of Gambell. Mr. Apassingok helped to successfully land a bowhead whale at the age of 16...

In the News: Shipwreck in the Arctic

In the News | July 30, 2017 | Sue Libenson | New York Times
To the Editor: “Ships in Arctic Make Rescuers Sit ‘Up at Night’” (front page, July 24) is on point that prevention is the best course of action. Preventive measures for the...

Shipping Companies Urged To Stop Using Dirty Fuels in the Arctic

In the News | July 11, 2017 | Arthur Nelson | The Guardian
Shipping companies are under pressure to phase out use of heavy fuels ahead of a potential ban on their use in the Arctic in the coming years. The International Maritime Organisation has approved...

Petition Wants to Keep American Samoa Marine Protection

In the News | June 19, 2017 | Gordon Li | Radio New Zealand
An environmental group has launched an online petition aimed at preventing American Samoa’s Rose Atoll Marine National Monument from losing its protected status. In April, the US President Donald Trump called...