ANWR

Asad Chishti, organizer of the rally to support the conservation of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, leads marchers through chants with a megaphone outside the Bank of Montreal in Whitehorse on Aug. 28. The BMO is the second Candian bank to announce it will not directly fund oil and gas projects in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. (Crystal Schick/Yukon News file)

Bank of Montreal second Canadian bank to join ANWR boycott

BMO joins RBC, the first to commit to the boycott

 

RBC says no direct funding for oil and gas in ANWR

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is the first Canadian bank to…

 

Ottawa puts out statement opposing ANWR development

“Our rights, future and the land and animals cannot be bought yet others try to sell it”

 

Rally in downtown Whitehorse opposes development in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Environment minister Pauline Frost, Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis and MP Larry Bagnell were in attendance

UPDATED: Gwich’in-led lawsuit filed against drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. administration has 60 days to respond to the lawsuit.

U.S. government moves forward on decision for drilling in ANWR despite Gwich’in opposition

The coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is important caribou and polar bear habitat

Gwich’in renew calls for Canadian banks to not finance drilling in ANWR

“They do have a clear understanding of the impacts and the risks so it’s now up to them to take action”

Yukon delegation presses banks to not fund oil, gas development in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Meetings follow Goldman Sachs announcing that it won’t invest in future projects

Interactive exhibit aimed to bolster support for protecting Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

More than 10,000 people attended events in New York, Washington DC and San Francisco

‘Just blatant disregard for transparency’: groups take Trump administration to court over unreleased ANWR records

The complaint says requests haven’t been responded to, that statutory time limits have been ignored

U.S. bill seeking to shield ANWR from development approved by committee

The committee hearing was the last stage before the bill could go to the House of Representatives

Yukon government gets tough in response to U.S. draft development plan for ANWR

‘The main take home point is we’re asking for a supplemental EIS’

One company is proposing to scout for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

A draft environment impact statement isn’t finished so it’s unclear when work would begin, if approved

YG preparing scientific summary of the potential impact of ANWR drilling

‘We’re basically trying to make sure that we have our ducks in a row here’

U.S. senator proposes retaliation over Canada’s ANWR lobbying effort

‘It was outrageous. They were going to every office in the Senate’

Canada ignores Iñupiat in opposing ANWR development

I am Kaktovikmiut, born and raised in Kaktovik, Alaska, in the Arctic…

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Gwich’in, allies vow resistance as U.S. readies ANWR drilling leases

‘The administration has made my people a target’

Porcupine caribou herd reaches record numbers

Population definitely a high, future decline ‘inevitable’: biologist

U.S. tax bill passes, opening ANWR to oil exploration

‘It’s a very sombre time here,’ Vuntut Gwitchin chief says