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In Alaska, Tribal Governments Push for Larger Conservation Role

To preserve their food supply, Native Alaskans are teaming up with federal officials and state scientists.
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Climate change is transforming the Arctic and Alaska natives are on the frontline

NPR's A Martinez talks to Jackie Qataliña Schaeffer, co-author of a report on Arctic warming, about how the changing climate is impacting Arctic residents in Alaska.
In tight Alaska House race, Mary Peltola runs 'pro-fish' campaign

In tight Alaska House race, Mary Peltola runs 'pro-fish' campaign

Peltola, the first Alaska Native elected to Congress, has adopted the campaign slogan “pro-fish, pro-family and pro-freedom.”
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How climate change is threatening a key tool for Alaska Natives

How climate change is threatening a key tool for Alaska Natives

Threatened by stronger storms and a melting permafrost, Indigenous Alaskans are grappling with how to keep the power running to their freezers, which store their traditional subsistence foods.
A Native Corporation wants to mine gold on the Kuskokwim River. Alaska Natives say no

A Native Corporation wants to mine gold on the Kuskokwim River. Alaska Natives say no

The world’s largest open-pit gold mine could destroy the tundra -- and the livelihoods of the communities that depend on it.
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Biden EPA proposes protections for Alaska's Bristol Bay

The Biden administration announced Wednesday it will protect waters in Alaska home to one of the world’s biggest salmon spawning grounds, the culmination of a long-running dispute that pitted Alaska Natives against mining interests.

E.P.A. to block Pebble Mine project in Alaska

E.P.A. to block Pebble Mine project in Alaska

The E.P.A. has proposed to ban the disposal of mining waste in the Bristol Bay watershed, a decision that very likely means the end of the Pebble Mine project.
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