The Alaskan Senator Who Just Opened America's Largest Wildlife Refuge to Drilling Wants to Study Ocean Acidification

Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski has spent decades seeking oil. Specifically, oil that lies beneath the tundra of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). With this week’s passage of a GOP tax bill containing a provision to open ANWR to drilling, she’s finally achieving her goal.

Nuns Stand With Native Alaskans to Oppose Drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

If you don’t often associate nuns with environmental activism, you probably haven’t met the Sisters of Mercy. The Roman Catholic women’s organization strives to “act in harmony and interdependence with all of creation” by advocating action on climate change and standing in solidarity with pipeline protestors. This…