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The Latest On: Wild Lands

July 29, 2015 | Feature

Saving the Forest for the Trees

Alaska's Tongass National Forest is home to centuries-old trees and rivers flowing among thousands of islands. It is also the last forest where the fight continues to keep timber sales out of roadless areas.

February 3, 2015 | Explainer

Timeline of the Roadless Rule

A timeline of the creation of and fight to defend the National Forest Roadless Area Conservation Policy.

March 13, 2020 | In the News: Courthouse News Service

Environmental Groups Claim US Army Base Is Threatening River

Alex Hardee, Attorney, Rocky Mountain Office, Earthjustice: “For years the fort has evaded the Endangered Species Act by disregarding the science and relying on illusory water credits. We filed this lawsuit to put an end to this pattern and practice, and to force the U.S. Army and Fish and Wildlife Service to comply with the Endangered Species Act.”

March 11, 2020 | Feature

Defending America’s Climate Forest

Trump’s Forest Service wants to log the Tongass, a key weapon in fighting climate change. A federal court ruled against the massive scheme.

March 5, 2020 | Feature

Insider Briefing: Lawyers for the Seventh Generation

Gussie Lord, Earthjustice’s first-ever director of tribal partnerships, and Stefanie Tsosie, senior associate attorney, tribal partnerships, discuss the complex legal, cultural, and political issues unique to this vital work.

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