Natural Resources

"Climate Change Keenly Felt in Alaska's National Parks"

"Thawing permafrost is triggering mudslides onto a key road traveled by busloads of sightseers. Tall bushes newly sprouted on the tundra are blocking panoramic views. And glaciers are receding from convenient viewing areas, while their rapid summer melt poses new flood risks. These are just a few of the ways that a rapidly warming climate is reshaping Denali, Kenai Fjords and other national parks comprising the crown jewels of Alaska's heritage as America's last frontier."

Source: Reuters, 02/14/2011

"OSM Study Projects Job Losses, Environmental Benefits"

"A Department of Interior study of potential new restrictions on surface coal mining outlines projected production shifts and job losses as well as estimated environmental benefits of tougher regulations, according to a draft report obtained under the Freedom of Information Act."

Source: Charleston Gazette, 02/03/2011
March 20, 2023

DEADLINE: Vermont Law School Summer Media Fellowships

Vermont Law School is accepting applications from full-time journalists for its 2023 summer media fellowships program — three for environmental law, one for food/ag law and one for animal law. Apply by Mar 20.

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