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Researchers retraced a woolly mammoth’s steps 17,000 years after it died
Woolly mammoths roamed over wide open spaces, tusk analysis suggests.
Millions of acres in the Arctic refuge are off limits to drilling—for now
Oil and gas companies won't be able to lease land in the coastal plain until a full environmental impact statement is completed.
North America’s biggest salmon run may no longer be in danger
While the denial of the Pebble Mine permit is largely good news, Bristol Bay still needs permanent protections.
Drilling the Arctic refuge doesn’t make sense—but Trump wants it to happen anyway
“This would be a complete industrialization of the wildest place left in America.”
Loggers could soon slice through one of the most important forests in the US
The decision to retract the Roadless Rule in Alaska is expected to be finalized by end of October.
Six ways to make your ATV even more rugged
From all-terrain to any-terrain.
The Trump administration opened the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil companies—but none may bite
Low oil prices, a pandemic-driven recession, and looming elections add up to highly unfavorable conditions for remote drilling operations.
The tragic legacy behind the famous ‘Into the Wild’ bus
The lure of the Magic Bus got some McCandless fans killed. Now it's been removed from Denali National Park.
The battle over Alaska’s Pebble Mine is about to get more dramatic
The country’s most controversial mine is up for a significant permit. Here’s why critics say the government shouldn’t approve it.
Inside a frozen tunnel hiding the galaxy’s biggest secrets
The permafrost in the Fox tunnel in Alaska protects age-old biological clues from decay. But the priceless substrate and scientific tool is disappearing fast.