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Photo: Range of scenarios from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, created in cooperation with Scenarios Networks for Alaska + Arctic Planning and The Nature Conservancy in 2010.

Cook Inletkeeper’s Fight Against Climate Change for Wild Alaskan Salmon

Cook Inletkeeper Bob Shavelson has been fighting climate change in Alaska for twenty years. From melting sea ice and receding glaciers to warming salmon streams and eroding coastlines, Alaska is on the front lines of rapid climate change.  Inletkeeper started recruiting a coalition of scientists, Alaska Natives, fishermen, and legislators by focusing on the one ...

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24 Scientists, Experts Oppose Disney’s Proposed Cruise Ship Port at Lighthouse Point on Eleuthera, The Bahamas

The “Last Chance for Lighthouse Point” campaign today released a letter from twenty-four independent scientists and experts, setting out the technical case against the Walt Disney Company’s controversial proposed cruise ship port at Lighthouse Point on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. The letter was initiated by Dr. David Philips, Chair of the Board ...

Waterkeepers Fighting Climate Change: Eight Projects Making a Difference

U.S. Waterkeepers are fighting climate change by working to protect the areas they love best from rising seas, ocean acidification, and fossil fuel industry expansion. Their work shows that we can all do our part to keep the planet habitable.  Atchafalaya Basinkeeper Basinkeeper Dean Wilson worked tirelessly in Louisiana to block the Bayou Bridge Pipeline ...