When it comes to safeguarding sacred lands, the relationship between Native Americans and entrenched U.S. power—whether in the form of federal agencies or big business—has been one characterized for decades by broken promises and sham one-sided "negotiations." We now have a chance to begin to address many of these past wrongs.
People who love to climb--be it alpine climbing or rock climbing--live for the opportunity to push themselves, both mentally and physically, in some of the most beautiful and serene parts of our country.
Americans could face $150 billion in climate change-related damages due to the burning of coal if the federal coal leasing program is not reformed immediately, according to the new Wilderness Society report.
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski has revived her ongoing attack on Alaska’s Izembek National Wildlife Refuge by introducing a bill (S. 3204) that would force construction of a road through a designated wilderness area.
Across the West, a dangerous movement of radical fringe groups and oil, mining and other development interests are buying off politicians to “transfer” America’s federal wildlands to the states where they can be sold
President Obama is invoking the Antiquities Act to designate Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument, encompassing a series of underwater canyons and seamounts (inactive, submerged volcanoes jutting from the ocean floor).