Dana Kobilinsky

Lack of sea otters hurts Alaskan reefs

A combination of climate warming and loss of sea otters is harming the reefs that underpin Alaskan kelp forests in the Aleutian Islands. “Despite the fact that the Aleutian Archipelago is remote and largely uninhabited,

Conservation News

States sue over plan to drill in Alaska refuge

Fifteen U.S. states joined together challenge the Trump administration’s decision to open the coastal plain of Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development. Washington, Massachusetts, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Michigan,